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Unformatted text preview: by calling him a “maniacal child killer”. In the beginning of the essay, she clearly doesn't want to attend or be a part of the Chinese school. John Carr IPWS Professor Peters 4 August 2008 As one progresses in age, the values of family and culture resurface. Elizabeth Wong writes in her essay, “The Struggle to Be an All American Girl” that she first off wants to be Americanized, in the end she explains differently. “Sadly, I still am,” describes Wong as she expresses her angst for having the culture she wants now. In my opinion she grew out of the phase of wanting to do it the All-American way and feels that family is more important than being accepted. It was an act of maturity where she got to realize the reasons her mother forced her into attending Chinese school....
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