Analysis Of Unpolished Gem

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‘I know better than my parents, who saw me as a prey for predatory men. Lock up your daughters, or lose them! seemed to be their motto. You must encourage your daughter to become a top-notch barrister, a community leader, the future Lord Mayor of Melbourne even. You must teach her that in her abilities, she is just as talented and able as the young men in this country. But whatever you do, you must make sure she is not exposed to any of them. Better yet, you must make sure that she doesn’t have to make any choices about men in her life’ Unpolished Gem is an open story of Alice’s life struggles and experiences, which are conflicted between her family as well as her cultural heritage. Her memoir identifies her cultural and family’s traditional
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