How should children be raised?
1. Give an account of child raising principles as presented in the three texts.
Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, “Why I love my strict Chinese mom”, a newspaper report by Mandy Stadtmiller from The New York post website, 2011.
18-year old Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld says that she loves the tough parenting methods her mother used and thanks. Sophia has now become an independent thinker who makes the most of new opportunities.
Tiger mother principle(s):
The tiger mother method is the most strict way to raise your child, according the Western.
The technique of being a tiger mother, was firstly presented in a book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” written by Amy Chua, were ...view middle of the document...
I would never raise my children by using the Chinese Tiger Mother method, because of its strictness and almost abuse. By using this method, I personally think that you take your child’s freedom.
I chose to show these statistics, so we could see how successful the method is, compared to others.
These statistics tells a bit about the Tiger mother technique used mostly by Asians. The method is stricter than others are but often pays more off. According these statistics, Asians have the best education-rate, exclusively because of the strict method, that only allows them to do their best and only their best.
Asian (89%). (10%) = 99%
White (72%). (6%) = 78%
North and south-americans (67%). (2%) = 69%
Blacks (62%). (-1%) = 61%
2. How does A.S. Neill engage the reader in text 3? Give examples from the text.
A.S. Neill tries to convince the reader that being strict is not good or even choosing what education your child has to complete “I would rather have happy street sweeper than a neurotic prime minister“.
“I have seen a girl weep nightly over her geometry. Her mother wanted her to go to university, but the girl's whole soul was artistic”
“The function of the child is to live his own life, not the life that his anxious parents think he should live, nor a life according to the purpose of the...