The different between America and China attitude to foreigner is show the country’s power or culture. The writer said “it sounds politically incorrect now” (Barrientos, Tanya p.63). That show the writer growing up in that time, while a part of culture citizen wants to drop and ignore their own culture to embrace American. So the author learns a few of knowledge about her own culture. The author believes that there are many of people like her, influenced by the policy. In China, the citizen will feel the foreigner is cool, maybe will give them more respect than native citizen. Maybe that is created by China culture, a famous Chinese, said: “To have friends coming in from afar, how delightful.”, or because modern Chinese fight, which let the citizen feel the foreign is stronger. In my living place, people could meet foreigner frequently, so no one will feel surprising.
The culture and language problem in both author and me have teach me some important things. The article shows her ideas with a specific focus on ...
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...ogether in order to face and solve problems. Racial stereotypes cannot define citizens who do not have white skin and blue eyes, about who they are. And they, facing racial problem, will not judge other people because of their backgrounds and histories. In China, a part of officer is Embezzle money and engage in corrupt practices. People will look for other people. They will find other people not have a good reflect about telling low-office the corruption. Then, they will keep silence. If there are some guys to stand out and report the corruption event to law-office. Maybe they who stand out will lose money and social status, even go to prison, therefore, most people want to keep silence. People who keep silence is like the Latina people who do not stand out. It is an important determine for every Latina and people who want to stand out and report corruption events.
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