The mothers are in the control of their daughter’s lives. However, if we want to know more about the education of Chinese traditional, we need to look into “Chinese family”. We will discover that Chinese education is not horrible as we thought, and it would not affect the development of the students. On the other hand, it is considered as a kind of love from parents because every parent wants the best for their kids. They will definitely assist us through the pathway to success.
A successful parent should leave their children some options and guide them when they need help. Chua pointed out why she choose to made every decisions for her daughters by saying that, “Chinese parents believe that they know what is best for their children and therefore override all of their children’s own desires and preferences” (54). Chua chooses a Chinese parenting way to educate her daughters, and the characteristic is always being in control, which is not realistic and not good for her daughters. She blocked all the possibilities, which at the same time blocked all the pleasures for her daughters. Because there are so many unknowns in our lives, our lives become interesting.
The Mandate of Heaven, although not useful in Japan, proved to be of key value to both Chinese and Korean rulers as it validated their legitimacy to rule. Confucianism affected all tiers of society. It is arguably the most successful school of thought in the world as nations even today are profoundly influenced it. However, the most beneficial concepts to premodern East Asian rulers were the value of education and the Mandate of Heaven.
Given her too much” (173)? Amy’s past orientation causes her to think she didn’t do a good enough job of Chinese parenting, when instead it is the opposite problem. Lulu wants more Western values to be incorporated and for the restrictions of Chinese parenting to be gone. None of her friends have parents who exert as much control over their lives. In America, freedom and individual choice are valued, and Lulu’s mother doesn’t give her much of either.
Clash of Cultures Portrayed in The Joy Luck Club The environment in which one grows up molds their character and behavior. The four daughters portrayed in The Joy Luck Club are of Chinese descent, yet they are not Chinese. The daughters speak in English, not the language of their mothers, Mandarin. The daughters are addressed by their English names, or they do not have a Chinese name at all. They think as Americans and have little memory of their Chinese thinking, customs or traditions. "
She explains that there is no lasting shame in being born in America, and that as a minority you are the first in line for scholarships. Most importantly, she notes that "In America, nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you (289).” Living in America, it was effortless for Waverly to accept American circumstances, simply because she was born into liberties of America without a true realization of what advantages she had gained effortlessly. Her mother was far less fortunate however, having struggled so hard to find her own independence while attempting to keep true to her cultural background. As a Chinese mother though, she also wanted her daughter to learn the importance of Chinese character. She tried to teach her Chinese-American daughter "How to obey parents and listen to your mother 's mind.
South Korea did not have any ideas on how to live for them, so the Chinese helped them out by giving them an identity that matched thei... ... middle of paper ... ...e than one way to live in the world and South Korea has shown that by keeping to their original identity given by the Chinese, has also built onto their values so that they have a place in the world. South Korea has learned that all humans are worth something and have value through the influence of the west and that daughters and women in general are just as good as men. The west has influenced South Korea for the better through their customs, ideals on women and men roles as well as given them more sense to their lives as a people. Works Cited http://www.hurights.or.jp/archives/focus/section2/1998/03/cultural-values-and-human-rights-the-korean-perspective.html? http://www.asanet.org/images/members/docs/pdf/special/asr/ASR_65_1_Article_1_Inglehart_Baker.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modernization_theory http://www.learnkoreanlanguage.com/Korean-Culture.html
In the article “Why Chinese mothers are Superior”, for me it was hard to read. I can’t imagine my mother pressuring me so much to do things. Some would say she takes pushing her kids to the extreme. The Chinese mother isn’t very worried about her child’s self esteem. She doesn’t seem to be worried about her children being insecure.
By some it’s seen as a successful tool for making certain that China will be able to continue to support its large population. Others believe the policy is inhumane and causes abuses and female infanticide. Is China going about this problem the right way? The slogan of the initial population control program is “Later, Longer, Fewer.” The one child policy is not officially a law. It’s more of a “way of life”.
China women were sometimes subject to their father but when they got married they were subjected to obey their husband without and questioning. ?This study considers family development and attitudes toward motherhood in light of changing roles of women in China. The effects of revolutionary events and government policies on marriage and the traditional family are presented based on interviews conducted in China and a review of the literature? (Hare-Mustin and Hare 67-82). I think that women in any culture should have the same role because it seem like China women have no freedom.