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The Child - Two Kinds

The Child - Two Kinds

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• membership in a cultural or social group
problems can arise
can be a minority or they feel torn between two cultures
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Ethnic identity: • membership in a cultural or social group problems can arise can be a minority or they feel torn between two cultures Two kinds: · family background → two cultures at home obey her parents outside: Jing Mei experiences American lifestyle different views in clash : Growing up: Search for independence in thinking and behaviour problems identity crisis, self doubts, low self esteem usw. TWO Kinds: Jing Mei's self esteem decreases - disappointment She is unable to realize the dream → stop being obedient • escalation of mother-daughter conflict The American dream: • hope for better future → hard work • major driving force behind immigration Two kinds: Jing Mei's mother dreams: better life in America -Dreason for leaving wants her daughter to achieve everything Jing Mei: wants to be accepted dreams transferred hopes/c own themes Jing-Mei's mother not frustration fulfilled to Jing-Mei The Child: family background: Karen grows up in African (American drunk man makes her feel ashamed of her race conscious of belonging to a disadvantaged ethnic minority The Child: feels inferior, unloved and neglected search for acceptance • forced to grow up faster escalation of mother-daughter conflict • owo hopes/dreams not fulfilled unplanned pregnancy ficangured to Karen's mother frustration Karen -11- The Child: ·Karen's mothers dreams: unborn child • wants her daughter to achieve everything Karen's pregnancy destroys it • Karen transfers her dream to her child Lo shouldn't have some only white people can dream wants to finish school & become famous the child AUTHOR: Julius Lester YEAR of PUBLICATION: 1960/1993 GENRE: Short story NARRATIVE PERSPECTIVE: thild person CONTENT: during...

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a ride on the subway, Karen, a pregnant African-American teenage girl, thinks about her past, present and future PLOT: 17-year-old Karen waits for her subway white CHARACTERS: Karen's mother girl Karen: pregnant 17 yo black man swears all the time → makes her feel sorry →→ • thinks about her unplanned pregnancy argument with mother · no one offers karen a seat - remembers meeting with Philip: happy until pregnant not very self confident • proud to be pregnant insecure about future Karen Philip • admires young white girl, curious about her dreams • Karen tries to be optimistic (finish school) - wants good future for kid · white boys make fun of old man makes promises to child; become fashion designer & good life drunk man white boys Karen's mother ambitious for her child • hardworking woman • religious - her dream is shattered → frustrated

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The Child - Two Kinds

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Ethnic identity: • membership in a cultural or social group problems can arise can be a minority or they feel torn between two cultures Two kinds: · family background → two cultures at home obey her parents outside: Jing Mei experiences American lifestyle different views in clash : Growing up: Search for independence in thinking and behaviour problems identity crisis, self doubts, low self esteem usw. TWO Kinds: Jing Mei's self esteem decreases - disappointment She is unable to realize the dream → stop being obedient • escalation of mother-daughter conflict The American dream: • hope for better future → hard work • major driving force behind immigration Two kinds: Jing Mei's mother dreams: better life in America -Dreason for leaving wants her daughter to achieve everything Jing Mei: wants to be accepted dreams transferred hopes/c own themes Jing-Mei's mother not frustration fulfilled to Jing-Mei The Child: family background: Karen grows up in African (American drunk man makes her feel ashamed of her race conscious of belonging to a disadvantaged ethnic minority The Child: feels inferior, unloved and neglected search for acceptance • forced to grow up faster escalation of mother-daughter conflict • owo hopes/dreams not fulfilled unplanned pregnancy ficangured to Karen's mother frustration Karen -11- The Child: ·Karen's mothers dreams: unborn child • wants her daughter to achieve everything Karen's pregnancy destroys it • Karen transfers her dream to her child Lo shouldn't have some only white people can dream wants to finish school & become famous the child AUTHOR: Julius Lester YEAR of PUBLICATION: 1960/1993 GENRE: Short story NARRATIVE PERSPECTIVE: thild person CONTENT: during...

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a ride on the subway, Karen, a pregnant African-American teenage girl, thinks about her past, present and future PLOT: 17-year-old Karen waits for her subway white CHARACTERS: Karen's mother girl Karen: pregnant 17 yo black man swears all the time → makes her feel sorry →→ • thinks about her unplanned pregnancy argument with mother · no one offers karen a seat - remembers meeting with Philip: happy until pregnant not very self confident • proud to be pregnant insecure about future Karen Philip • admires young white girl, curious about her dreams • Karen tries to be optimistic (finish school) - wants good future for kid · white boys make fun of old man makes promises to child; become fashion designer & good life drunk man white boys Karen's mother ambitious for her child • hardworking woman • religious - her dream is shattered → frustrated