Immigrant Name Change

Immigrant Name Change - Analysis of Sources of Disagreement...

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Analysis of Sources of Disagreement Both Cindy Chang and Yvonne Abraham approach the idea of immigrants changing their names to become more “American” in different ways. While, Cindy Chang tries to show how the practice of name changing today is becoming outdated, Mr. Abraham saw it differently and expressed his view that many immigrants even today are still deciding to change their names. Ms. Chang works for the New York Times and has many articles and stories accredited to her career, and Mr. Abraham works for the Boston Globe. Both are highly respectable newspapers within the United States who write mainly for the same type of readers. While Boston and New York are separated by some distance, it is not large enough for these main City papers to be broadcasting to drastically different subscribers. Throughout her piece you can see that Ms. Chang is taking an angle against immigrants changing their native name to more easily adapt to American culture. Her interviews are all examples of proud immigrants who have stuck with their
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This essay was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Wray during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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