Perfect Chinese Children: Love And Sacrifice

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In the process of growth of an individual, they will recognise the love and sacrifice by the family always existed. In ‘Perfect chinese children’ love isn’t directed shown from her mother to Vanessa however, as she grew older she realised that her mother’s love and sacrifice was always shown through her words and actions. ‘Instead of a mother who stayed home all day cooking delicious and exotic meals, I had a mother who worked as a secretary for fourteen hours a day.’ In this juxtaposition, Vanessa compares her hard working mother to Vanessa’s ideal mum. It shows that she wanted a mother who stayed at home and looked after their kids and cook delicious food, however the reality was that her mother was barely at home, working 14 hours a day,
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