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Critical Analysis Essay Sophia Tune English 122 English Composition I Dr. Britta McCreary June 4th, 2020
Tune 1Learning the English language is not an easy task and those who grew up with a different native language, face many difficulties. English is a complicated language; many words may look the same but have different pronunciations or be singular words with multiple definitions. Both she and her mother had to face societal biases, stereotypes of Asian Americans, and inequality in comparison to peers and coworkers. The article's main claim of how people disdain those who speak “limited English” and make assumptions of their intelligence based on their fluency in English is strongly supported throughout the essay “Mother Tongue” because Tan uses real experiences of how she was ashamed of her mother's English in her early years, how she was faced with discrimination in school and workplace environments, and how she learned to embrace her mother’s English and produce a unique form of writing that is native to her. Throughout her essay, Tan talks about her experiences throughout the various stages of her life and how they influenced the way she saw the world. Throughout the school-age years of their lives, children experience many difficulties when learning a new language. They may feel as though they are not as smart as some of their peers and become discouraged, and sometimes

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