UWP 101 Comparative paragraph

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Professor Arosteguy UWP 101 4 April 2011 The Harmful Myth of Asian Superiority Summary In the article The Harmful Myth of Asian Superiority, Ronald Takaki argues that the American society has come up with the stereotype that all Asian Americans do well and are successful when they come here. However, Takaki believes that this argument is a myth that ultimately hurts minorities due to the fact that it makes them feel like they are competing against each other for success and recognition. Takaki supports his argument with statistical findings showing that the majority of immigrants work in large cities in
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Unformatted text preview: crowded, underpaid positions. He believes this is because of the language barrier that many Asian Americans face, as well as the fact that not many of them have attended school. Many Americans believe that Asian Americans are highly successful when they come here because of their admission into universities and their drive to succeed and do well. However, as Takaki proves in his article, this is not the case. Rather than being successful and a modeling example for other minorities, Asian Americans are struggling to maintain descent pay and relations with other minorities....
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