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    first is Ruth, who is a Chinese born in America. The second is her mother LuLing, who was born in China, but later emigrated to America after the World War II. The third is Precious Auntie who is the daughter of a bonesetter.The main theme throughout The Bonesetter 's Daughter is the importance of communication in relationships, and how without communication, relationships suffer. The conflicts such as oppression and identity crisis play a key role in developing the female characters in the novel. Tan discusses this theme in several different ways, through: Mothers, daughters and spouses…

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    discontent—an emotion that our family never intended to catalyze. With their limited language, both my brother and LuLing endeavor to make sense of a world that struggles to make sense of them. Though Ruth and I are fortunate enough to find freedom, ease, and passion in our words, we both choose to use our power to help our dear ones find their voices, even at the expense of our own. Passage: “Did people disappear? Become invisible? Why did dead people become stronger, meaner, sadder? That’s…

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    a disgrace in the family. The first daughter-in-law claims the baby as hers and comes to be known as “Mother” to LuLing. Although LuLing has Mother, it is Precious Auntie who raises her. It is these…

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    As we read this part Ruth and Luling lack of communication began when Ruth was just a teenager. Both of them never seemed to want to talk to each other about their problems and Ruth refused to go to her mother for help when she needed it since her mother constantly put her down even though she didn't mean to. Therefore, this affects Ruth as she grows older for example Ruth refuses to talk to her husband about how she believes she's pregnant, "Lance didn’t love her. If she told him, he would hate…

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    Ritual is defined as the composition of a pattern of symbolic activities, not part of normal social routines and they are recognized by the members that participate in the ritual. Ritual is not something the current participants usually make up, but has been created over many years and passed down through the generations. The ritual of celebrating birthdays came from ancient Egypt when the date of coronation was honored. The pharaohs actual birth date was not celebrated, but to the Egyptians the…

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    culture diversity, and the fate of women in The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter’s Daughter by constructing realistic representations of mother and daughter relationships. Tan’s first way of creating realistic depictions of mother and daughter relationships as a means to evaluate them, is through mothers that were selfless and misunderstood by their daughters. One of the mothers “LuLing did not cook or eat beef....Yet now, for her daughter’s sake she put an unadorned patty in front of Ruth…”…

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    Alligators are such an important part of the identity of people living in Louisiana, that they have actually become a symbol of the state. The American Alligator was voted the state reptile of Louisiana in 1983. Alligators are so well liked that there is an Alligator Festival in Luling, Louisiana. Arts and crafts, live music, and thrill rides are available.Alligators are native to Louisiana. They can be found throughout the state living in swamps, rivers, and lakes. Louisiana has a population…

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    claim suggested? However is it because it currently doesn’t make the government any money or have any play in the political game; there are things far worse for you and they are completely legal. So maybe this can all lead to another question:is marijuana illegal because it doesn’t make the government money? Jacques and Luling also wrote that nobody has ever died overdosing on marijuana. You may think having a large amount of THC in your system will kill you, but you are wrong. Ever since…

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    his family decided it best to end the strip due to his illness, they announced that there will be no continuation of the comic. Every new comic that was printed after Schulz announced his retirement, was still completely done by Schulz himself. Schulz had full ability to decide what happened during his cartoon and when. Years before retirement, he was asked if Charlie Brown’s chance to kick the football would ever come and he replied, “Oh, no! Definitely not! I couldn’t have Charlie Brown…

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    essentially lack the concise understating of the mental and physical effects of marijuana on society’s structures such as the family and the educational system. Fundamentally, the arguments against the legalization of marijuana based on its harmful effects suggest that it opens up the door to use of other drugs, promotes criminal behavior within the society, and that the costs for the enforcement of legalization far outweigh the benefits. Conclusion The argument that marijuana is harmful to…

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