Chinese Cinderella Main Idea Essays and Term Papers

  • 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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    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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    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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    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 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

    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

    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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    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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    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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    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

    From Chinese Cinderella Growing up in a wealthy family in 1950s Hong Kong, Adeline Yen Mah should have had an enviable childhood, but she was rejected by her dominating stepmother and despised by her brothers and sisters. She was sent to a boarding school and left there. In this extract from her autobiography...

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    Chinese Cinderella ALL the characters are to an extent SELFISH. Discuss. The book Chinese Cinderella displays acts of both selfish and selfless people, using multiple examples to help your understanding of each character that is spoken about. The book is based in the early 1900’s and talks about...

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    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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    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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    Text Response: “Chinese Cinderella” by Adeline Yen Mah Explain the main theme (idea) in your text and comment on why the theme is so important. An important theme in the book “Chinese Cinderella” by Adeline Yen Mah is the power of knowledge and perseverance against all problems be they small or...

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    In the book “Chinese Cinderella” there was a lot of things that were significant to Adeline. There were things that were very important to her, things and people that she trusted more than her own brothers, sister, and parents. One thing was P.L.T he was a small duckling that was given to her, along...

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  • Chinese Cinderella

    Last term our class studied Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah. It is Adeline’s story, about her tough and horrible childhood as a neglected and unloved daughter of a rich and arrogant man, and a cruel, and abusive Stepmother. Right from the moment her mother died, Adeline was labelled as ‘bad...

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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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    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

    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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