Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
“Are you seriously considering the possibility of a man’s being turned into a tree,” questions John of his wife in Charles Chesnutt’s novel The Conjur...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The rat symbolizes the fate, feelings, and actions of the main character. The parallels between the rat and Bigger Thomas are unmistakable. The black ...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Antoine de Saint Exupery died in1944. His death was and still is, to a certain extent, a mystery. Some say that enemy forces shot down the plane he wa...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Social reaction to school massacres and inexplicable acts of violence among the teenage population in the late twentieth century flooded television ne...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Ronald Takaki vocalizes in his article that ?The Harmful Myth of Asian

Superiority?is not to assume that all Asian Americans are indeed successful,

so it?s incorrect to generalize any particular race as superior over another.

I believe this is true in the US today Asians in public schools are made to be

great students. This mentality fails when we realize that not all students are

the same. Takaki?s persona is outraged at our own politicians using these

broad assumptions to propagate why one race seems to succeed with little or no

government assistance and others who cannot. Then to compare the success of

Asians to the African American and saying ?If Asian Americans can make it, why

can?t African Americans?? Statements such as these, add fuel to a roaring

fire of resentment towards Asian Americans. Asians have been touted as

successful entrepreneurs, but comparing family incomes is even more deceptive.

Some Asian American groups do have higher family incomes than Caucasians. But

they have more workers per family. This "model minority image ? is

homogenized and hides their many differences, as stated by Takaki. For example,

while thousand of Asian students are in universities, others are on the streets,

living in motels, or in gangs. A great percentage of Asians from New York

City?s Chinatown live at or below poverty level. Takaki?s purpose was to

bring awareness to the reader as to the harmful labels we imply on Asian

Americans. Not all Asians are successful here in the US because in their country

certain licensing is not needed to be a professional. When these people come to

the US with poor English are then limited to the jobs they can do. Therefore are

limited to menial dishwasher, caretaker positions. This is not fair. I feel our

country is arrogant when migrants come to the US. Japanese individuals earn good

incomes that are comparable to that of Caucasians. But what you don?t know is

that the Japanese have to endure higher education, and work many more hours.

Takaki focuses on all the unfairness that goes on in today?s marketplace and

with the discrimination Asian Americans receive. His argument mainly states

interesting facts that contradict what we read in the newspapers or hear on the

evening news. The author is angered and wishes for everyone to understand that

Asians are not the ?Model Minority?. There is no such thing as a model

minority. Immigrants? struggle hard or harder to make ends meet and become

successful. His Persona is that of a frustrated individual who just read an

article in the paper and has cast his rebuttal for all to see. His method of

displaying his facts was effective and enlightening. But I think It would have

been ideal if he would have included an opposing argument in his In general, I

believe his argument was effective. Now I do have a better understanding of

where he?s coming from.


Похожие страницы:

  1. Hamlet Essay Research Paper Context

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Hamlet Essay, Research Paper Context ... soldier and guardsman at Elsinore Reynaldo – Polonius’s servant, who ... Shakespeare sets his mood, introduces his major ... mother’s room. Commentary Again, the limitations of ... case, Hamlet’s moral superiority to Claudius is now ...
  2. Politcal Stress Essay Research Paper Stress originally

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Politcal Stress Essay, Research Paper Stress originally ... superiors, and working conditions, as well as the public, media ... , pp. 429-441. Fabricatore, J.; Azen, S.; Schoentgen, S.; and Snibble, H. ... research, Vol. 2, ed. H. Selye. New York: Van Nostrand, Reinhold, ...
  3. The Narcissists Mother Essay Research Paper Sam

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... Narcissist?s Mother Essay, Research Paper Sam Vaknin ... uncertainty is more akin to a discomfort ... acquiring a narcissistic mode of information processing ... attitudes of contemptuous superiority toward others, ... empathic experiences) can remold the brain permanently. ...
  4. Action Movies Essay Research Paper Simply by

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Action Movies Essay, Research Paper Simply by ... . The ascendance of Ronald Reagan changed that, ... about Japan's economic superiority and competitiveness in ... foreign interlopers, and made safe for American ... circumstances in Vietnam (again, as with Gibson's ...
  5. Purely Private Enforcement Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Purely Private Enforcement Essay, Research Paper 4.8 Purely private ... “There is a myth that the ‘American system ... public goods is, again, inconclusive. Public ... proof of the superiority of competitive enforcement ... cit., p.185.14: Ronald Coase, “The Nature of ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0070791244506836