“why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” by Amy Chua

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“why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” by Amy Chua

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The article “ Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” by Amy Chua, explains that chinese is better and more successful in their life than Western childrens. She also compares how chinese children are more smarter and the different ways of raising the kids from her life reference.

Chau has two daughters name Sophia and Louisa and she has certain rules because of her chinese heritage. Chau thinks that Western mothers have in their mind that “stressing academic is not good for children”. They also thinks that kids should be be open to new idea while Chinese parents has a whole different mindset “academic success reflects successful parenting” (Chua). Say if a child was having problems in their grades, Chinese parents mother would spend a lot of time to make sure their child or children would be “superior” in the classroom. For Chinese there is no word in their dictionary that’s says to “give up” but for Western they tend to not put pressure or force on the children.