Falling Leaves Novel Analysis

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Extended Essay: English
Name/Class: Stephanie, 12 Science 1
September 18 2012
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Extended Essay: English
Name/Class: Stephanie, 12 Science 1
September 18 2012
Word Count:
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STEPMOTHER AND STEPDAUGHTER FROM THE TRUE STORY NOVEL “FALLING LEAVES, CHINESE CINDERELLA” WRITTEN BY ADELINE YEN MAH WITH TODAYS SOCIETY

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STEPMOTHER AND STEPDAUGHTER FROM THE TRUE STORY NOVEL “FALLING LEAVES, CHINESE CINDERELLA” WRITTEN BY ADELINE YEN MAH WITH TODAYS SOCIETY

Abstract

The relationship between stepmother and stepdaughter from the true story novel “Falling Leaves, Chinese Cinderella” written by Adeline Yen Mah, in todays society. The aim of this extended essay is to find out more about the relationship between stepmother and stepdaughter. The relationship between these two people is very complicated and hard to understand even in this modern world. People often stereotyping the image of stepmother as the opposite of real mother who are kind and loving.

In this paper, it will focuses on the relationship of stepmother towards her stepchildren, by analyzing the Falling Leaves novel. By understanding and analyzing the characters in the novel and the discriminations between the stepchildren and the biological off springs, could help to analyze the Cinderella effect to today’s life society.

The causes of this are due to people’s influences to the familiar fairy tales like Cinderella or Snow White, where fantasies are there and people can live happily ever after. Fairy tales are one of the ways that can restart people’s mindset.

Acknowledgement

I would like to say really big thanks for my supervisor, Ms Cindy Kushwara, for her assistance for completing my Extended Essay (EE). Without her assistance, I could not finish this essay on time smoothly. Thank you again for checking the errors that I made while witting this essay, that I can revise this essay again. On the other hand, I would also like to say thank you to Ms. Desia and the rest of the librarians for being so helpful by giving me and lending me lots of valuable resources to write for my essay. Also, I would like to say thank you to the ICT crew for helping me with the IT problems and the Internet connection that I used to find out more valuable resources to write for my EE.

Table of Contents

Abstract i Acknowledgement ii Table of Contents iii Introduction 1.1 Background information 1 1.2 Research Question 2 1.3 Purpose 2 1.4 Theory

1.5.1 Cinderella Effect 3 1.5.2 Higher Level of Stress 4

Body
2.1 Psychological Effect of Adeline 5 2.2 Relationship Between Adeline
and Her Stepmother...
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