Unformatted text preview: these students is very important and the image of being a Christian overshadows being Korean. I felt that was a really weird thing, why can’t they consider themselves both? In chapter three, it talks about the main motivation for a Korean immigrant and that is to come to America and have a successful career. From reading a few of the characters comments Mary’s father states, that in Korea people are judged very harsh for not having enough success in the workplace. I have a few close Korean friends and they are all very hard workers in everything they do so I would understand why they continue to strive this way. And I feel that since they expect so much out of themselves, that when they reach a disappointment in college it will be much more of a shock for them and cause some negative feelings about their college experience as a whole....
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