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Comparison Between Andrea Roman And Amy Tan Relationships With Their Parents

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We are all different, we come from different parts of the world, and our culture is different from one another. Be proud of who you are, don’t be ashamed of what you are. There is nothing wrong with adopting other cultures. In this essay, I’m going to compare and contrast Andrea Roman and Amy Tan relationships with their parentsWe are all different, we come from different parts of the world, and our culture is different from one another. Be proud of who you are, don’t be ashamed of what you are. There is nothing wrong with adopting other cultures. In this essay, I’m going to compare and contrast Andrea Roman and Amy Tan relationships with their parents.
The relationship of Andrea Roman and her mother in We’re Not essay, shows a young girl who was uncomfortable with her family culture. Roman wrote about wanting to attend a sleepover, borrowing clothing, and doing homework on sundays which Bolivian culture doesn’t believe in. Roman shows how she was uncomfortable by repeating “We’re not American, Andrea.”(227) Those were the words she would hear if she did or wanted to do something her mother did not approve. Roman comes to appreciate her family culture after some time, “I had become comfortable enough with my identity and culture that showing pride in another country would not take away from my heritage.”(229) In Fish Cheeks essay, Tan wrote how she was uncomfortable when her crush Robert came over for dinner. Tan was worried about the Chinese food her mother prepared, noisy
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