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Unformatted text preview: dominant culture in a given situation. • Traditional Chinese roles vs. Modern American roles • English narration Impact • The effect of assimilation and acculturation is best seen through code-switching. The mothers still live a more traditional Chinese lifestyle, while the daughters live a more American lifestyle. The mothers code-switch to fit into American culture, and the daughters code-switch to fit into Chinese culture. • None of the daughters are shown speaking Chinese, nor are any of their...
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- Fall '11
- distinct cultural groups, Assimilation and Acculturation