Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

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“Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” What it takes to be a great parent and what defines a good parent is very different from one country to another. Different cultures make different values, which also is reflected in parenting. In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” by Amy Chua she favours the Chinese way of parenting compered to the Western way, but do there really exist a theoretical correct way to raise your child, or is it individually from one child to another which way that fits best to you? In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” the narrator Amy Chua is claiming that most Chinese mothers are better suited for parenting than most of the western parents. By that she means that Chinese parents raise much more successful kids. As a warrants for her claim, Amy Chua uses her own experience as a mother where she was to teach her 7 years old daughter to play a piano piece called “The little white donkey”. It was incredibly difficult for her daughter to learn, and she announced several times that she was giving up. Even though she didn’t want to play anymore, Amy didn’t let her child quit, and finally she manage to play it. With this example Amy wants to tell that parents have to be much more strict and that the worst thing they can do for their children’s self-esteem is to let them give up. Amy Chua does also claim that Chinese mothers expect more and have higher hops for their children, and because of that are stricter in their way to raise their children. Her thoughts about the way that western parents raise their children is that they are to considerate and loose, which she doesn’t believe is the right thing to do, if you want to prepare your children for the future were you will run into a lot of resistance. The way that Amy Chua is trying to convince us is among other things by using the well known appeal forms. In the first part of

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