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    Cultural experience can influence a person’s perspective, view and change in the world. In the book, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, it is shown and proven that culture affects a person’s society, decisions, and human perspective. Adeline’s life is shaped around the Chinese culture she lives by that is enforced by her stepmother while being restricted of freedom and influenced by outside cultures, such as her classmates. Culture can be an influence by making the decisions you make, or, in

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    In the Autobiography ‘Chinese Cinderella’, by Adeline Yen Mah, Adeline has grown to become a much stronger and somewhat wiser person towards the end of the novel compared to how she was at the beginning. However, there are still some areas that she still shows weaknesses because of the way she was treated when she was a young girl. Adeline has grown a lot throughout the novel she has use her relationships with people to help herself stay strong. During ‘Chinese Cinderella’, Adeline discoverer’s

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    Mother Teresa once stated, “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted are the greatest poverty.” The book, A Chinese Cinderella, an autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah, is a story about an unwanted daughter who tries to overcome these feelings of being unwanted, neglected, abused, and lonely throughout her young lifetime. Adeline wrote this book to share her story of how she transformed her negative circumstances into something she learned from. She realized that her self-worth was determined by

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    Good evening special guests, John Paul College staff, parents and most importantly, students. I’m Adeline Yen Mah, author of “Chinese Cinderella” and “Falling Leaves”. Thank you for having me in this very special night. Firstly I will start with something simple. Please close your eyes and open your hands. Now imagine what you would like to place in your hands. It could be anything: a school report full of A+ and certificates, a wallet, even a house; it doesn’t need to be a specific object that fits

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    and experience it through their shoes. And though sometimes it may be dramatized, because literature is a mirror on the world we live in, the key themes of books remain genuine and pertinent to us. One of my favourite texts, the autobiography Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, reflects on her childhood struggles for acceptance by her family. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka also reflects alienation in the context of a hostile family environment. The Metamorphosis powerfully illustrates the ability

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    The Second Brother is the most physically abusive antagonist in Chinese Cinderella. Adelina Yen Mah uses specific literary devices in order to show us how malicious the Second Brother can be when it comes to the treatment towards Wu Mei. He is depicted through dialogue and action as being a very sneaky, hostile sibling in the family. In addition to the negative behavior that is shown the Second brother also goes into acts of physical violence towards Wu Mei. Besides physically attacking his sister

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    One of the most commonly referenced folk tales of all time is the classic Cinderella story, made famous by Disney. However, there are many variations of this story across multiple cultures and regions of the world. One of the most popular alternate versions is the “Chinese Cinderella”. The Chinese Cinderella story is similar to the classic German Grimm’s Brother Cinderella story and the more modern Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1997 American version in that they tell the tale of a woman who is oppressed

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    mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” - Swami Sivananda. Only you can create your future and control your success in life. Adeline Yen Mah finds a way to get through her tough life and keep her head up. Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah is an inspirational story. Adeline, abused and treated horribly by her stepmother, rose above her dreadful life. She is an inspiration because she keeps going when she is treated horribly and learns to have pride for who she

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    Chinese Cinderella is a compelling autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah, a struggling child, yearning for acceptance and love in her dysfunctional family. In this novel of “a ‘secret story of an unwanted daughter”, Adeline presents her stepmother Niang, as a violent, impatient, biased, domineering and manipulative demon. Analysing the language used by the author, we can discover how effectively she does this. Although Niang explicitly demonstrates her blatant favouritism towards her actual birth kids

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    as "bad luck" in her family. Her childhood to age 14 was a mix of feelings and a miserable experience for her. People in her family like Niang and Father didn't respect her at all and made her feel horrible about herself. The autobiography , Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, is depressing because the author writes her miserable childhood to age 14. Adeline's guardians Niang and Father don't treat her with respect or love that she is supposed to have. Adeline loved PLT with all her heart and

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