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Short Story Analysis: Severance Pay

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There is a few meanings and messages to this short story. The first is the difficulty coming from another culture and learning to acclimate. When I read “she is handle everything for a big shot, you would be surprised how complicated her job is, not just type this, type that. Now she is a nice woman with a clean house. But her boys, every one of them is on welfare, or so-called severance pay, or so-called disability pay. Something.” I think the narrator is expressing how her culture doesn’t have such things as severance pay or disability. Which is why she calls them so-called. Another is what is the best way to raise a child; Is best in China? In America? A little of both?. As I pointed out earlier she believes in spanking like back in China
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