History of Chinese Immigration in the WestCan we summarize the history of Chinese immigration in the United States and identify key points where racism was prevalent?
Understanding StereotypesCan we recognize how assumptions and stereotypes influence our attitude and restrict us from making fair judgments about someone?
SymbolismCan we give examples of symbolism found in American Born Chinese?
Symbolism of the ShoesLet's examine the symbolic meaning of the Monkey King's shoes and their correlation in the story of Jin Wang.
IronyCan we recognize the irony in the Monkey King being buried under the rocks and identify how Jin Wang might have been responsible for his own burden?
Inferiority ComplexCan we define the term "Inferiority Complex" and give an example from American Born Chinese?
Understanding Cultural IdentityCan we locate the points in the story were identity transformation became a crisis and identify the triggers that caused it?
Coming of AgeLet's examine the ironic situation of the Monkey King where, instead of strength, it was his acceptance of his identity that lead to a resolution of his crisis.
American Born ChineseHow might we defend the use of racial stereotypes in the graphic novel "American Born Chinese"?