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Unformatted text preview: The discourse of school taught that there was noting more important than to love the Motherland and to speak only in the official language. Finally, Lu had to balance both home and school with the ideals of her own and synthesize this in her writing and reading. At first she was afraid to allow any mixing of ideas from each discourse because each one insisted that they were absolutely right without any exceptions, however, she later began to combine and synthesize all of these ideals to find her collective voice through all of the clutter....
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- Spring '08