Chinese Cinderella Main Idea Essays and Term Papers

  • Chinese Cinderella

    Chinese Cinderella is the autobiography of an unwanted daughter written by Adeline Yen Mah. The story is set in China, back in the 1940. Adeline describes her painful childhood and her difficult journey to reach her ultimate triumph over despair. Her family considers her bad luck, after her mother dies...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    This term I have been reading Chinese Cinderella, an autobiography by Adeline Yen Mah. It is a touching story about the life of an unwanted daughter living with her grandparents, aunt, siblings and her horrid father and stepmother. Ever since her mother died due to her birth, all her siblings renamed...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    pink qipao that had been handed down by Big Sister when she grew out of it. The older brothers were ordered to wear identical dark blue traditional Chinese robes with high collars and cloth buttons. Younger brother had a brand new navy jacket with sharply creased matching trousers, white shirt and necktie...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Ana María Hernández AP English Fourth Hour October 15, 2012 Yen Mah Adeline Chinese Cinderella Published by Dell Laurel-Leaf New York March 2001 Character List: * Yen Jun-ling: she is the main character. She was an unwanted daughter because her mom died when she was born. -...

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  • Chinese cinderella

    Assessment task Year 8 Semester 1 2014 Name: Krips Goyal Teacher’s name Postlethwaite Chinese Cinderella Interior Monologue I feel really bad for my precious little treasure; her mother Niang hasn’t lived with us for a year and a half. I’m only mother she knows. I loved looking after her. Niang...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Chinese Cinderella 1) Characters  a) Adeline  i) She hides her embarrassment – “I had forgotten”  ii) She is respectful of her father / in awe of her father - "He looked radiant. For once, he was proud of me" (line 58). "I had given him face." (line 58-59). iii) She agrees with her father almost...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    A Tianjin Family 3. Nai Nai’s Bound Feet 4. Life in Tianjin 5. Arrival in Shanghai 6. First Day at School 7. Family Reunion 8. Tram Fare 9. Chinese New Year 10. Shanghai School Days 8/424 11. PLT 12. Big Sister’s Wedding 13. A Birthday Party 14. Class President 15. Boarding School in...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Family & Relationships Leaving behind & Loneliness Self-esteem Here are quotes which support these themes: Family and Relationships: ‘To her we are not separate people. Over here, we have become a single unit known as all of you’. (page 28) This quote relates to the theme of family and relationships...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Chinese Cinderella I. Introduction: A.) Title of the book: * Chinese Cinderella (The true story of an unwanted daughter) B.) Author: * Adeline Yen Mah C.) Summary of the book: * When Adeline was born, her siblings called her a bad luck, because of their mother’s death...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    T a h r ’N t s eces oe W RITTEN BY SUSAN LA M ARCA Chinese Cinderella Adeline Yen Mah This book is the moving autobiography of a young Chinese girl, Adeline Yen Mah. Born the fifth child to an affluent Chinese family her life begins tragically. Adeline’s mother died shortly after her birth...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Chinese Cinderella - Themes Family and relationships Adeline is not so much disliked by her family as ignored. She is blamed for the death of her mother and therefore her siblings feel their family situation is her fault. ‘If you had not been born, Mama would still be alive. She died because of you...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Adeline’s character: In Chinese Cinderella, there are many instances whereby we can observe positive characteristic of Adeline. Firstly, Adeline is accepting of her situation and is very forgiving. On the first day of school, there was no one taking her to school and after school, “nobody was coming...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah described her painful childhood and her difficult journey to reach her ultimate triumph over despair. Her family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. When her father remarries to Niang, her half siblings are thoroughly spoiled while...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Describe a main character and your thoughts on them. Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah Practice Essay In the autobiography ‘Chinese Cinderella’ by Adeline Yen Mah, a main character that will be described is Adeline herself, as she is such an inspirational person. This essay will describe Adeline’s...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    The novel Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography written by Adeline Yen Mah about the harsh life she had whilst growing up. Adelineʼs childhood shapes her character, the reader can see these developments throughout the novel. One characteristic easily seen is her love for reading and writing. Adeline...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Siegfried AP Language and Composition 12 May 2012 Chinese Cinderella- Analysis The most persuasive and intriguing aspect of an author’s stylistic choices are within the schemes, tropes, diction and syntax. Adeline Yen Mah, author of Chinese Cinderella, paints an authentic picture of her childhood...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    i. Title Chinese Cinderella ii. Author Adeline Yen Mah – Yen Jun-ling iii. Characters Yen Jun-ling/Adeline/Wu Mei (Fifth Daughter) – the main character. She was an unwanted child because she was considered bad luck because she was told to be the cause of her mother's death Aunt Baba...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Literature Circles Chinese Cinderella I read Chinese Cinderella as my literature circle book. Adeline Yen Mah wrote Chinese Cinderella. Chinese Cinderella is dedicated to all the unwanted children in the world. This book is easy to read and understand. In the double-digit chapters it became more...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Family and Relationships: ‘To her we are not separate people. Over here, we have become a single unit known as all of you’. (page 28) This quote relates to the theme of family and relationships. The profound barrier between Niang’s biological children and step-children is portrayed through the...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Book Description A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate...

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