A difficult part about becoming accustomed to another way of life when moving to a different country also includes learning the language of the country. Also how well you learn it and how you speak it. In Mother Tongue the author uses the Ethos, Pathos, and Logos persuasion methods to pull the reader into her claims. She also seems to get into a very defensive tone.
Her father, John Tan was an electricidal engineer and her mother was a nurse. In the s, her parents got married after they met. Daisy was soon released from prison. She contacted John in the United States. Currently, John was living in San Francisco and decided to go to divinity school. Daisy somehow escaped from China on the last boat leaving Shanghai before the Communist takeover.
In the short story, a theme that has played out from paragraph to paragraph is the suppression of a person 's identity based on the expectations of society. The story is about a Chinese woman who moved to San Francisco in after losing everything in China. She lost her home, first husband, and twin baby girls. The mother grew up with a Chinese cultural background, while the daughter grew up with mostly an American cultural background. Amy Tan writes about the battle of cultures between a first-generation Chinese-American.
Looking at her career now she has made it a long way that most authors can only dream of accomplishing. She is now busier than ever working on her sequel to Descendants and writing her new series Vampires of Manhattan which is a spin-off of Blue Bloods and her other book Heart of Dread. At the same being a wife and mother.