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Unformatted text preview: way of bar girls, Cathay girls etc. • To contrast the image of the submissive Japanese woman, Prasso presents the Japanese woman who is strong and only initially reserved toward strangers. Also the woman are not submissive to their husbands they lead separate lives from their husbands. • In contrast to the china doll dragon lady image, Prasso provides images of political activists, working mothers, high-achieving students • She does not provide much in the way of alternative Korean images • She also does not make cultural difference explicit. • Even though she tries to treat the different Asian cultures separately, she does not make an effort to point out their differences and usually treats the different cultures as subsets of the larger “Asian” culture rather than as legitimate individual cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course EASC 150g taught by Professor Rosen during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07