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Adams 1Arik AdamsEnglish 102Professor Corda2-26-19My Parents and Amy TanHave you ever realized how much a narrative can be related directly to something when you were growing up? Amy Tan talked about how her mom had spoken broken English growing up and how she would carry it on into public because she spoke it even in her household with herhusband, and oddly I was able to relate to this directly. Although I can relate to it there are some differences that present itself when I compare my issue with her. When it comes to my raising, my parents and my family spoke broken English, I also brought that English to public with me, and Mothers Tongue also inspired me the most due to the similarities I have with this literacy narrative.Amy Tan grew up with her mom speaking broken English that she carried on throughout her life and it eventually spread to the people that surrounded her on her day to day basis. I can relate to this in a slightly different way because when I was growing up my parents and my dads’side of the family spoke broken English also. When I was around 6 years old is when I first noticed the way in which they spoke. They spoke with such exaggeration and they threw words

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