Farm Girl By Jessica Hemauer

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The essay “Farm Girl” by Jessica Hemauer portrays her as a young girl, brought up in South Korea, whose family’s lifestyle shifts drastically from luxury and wealth, to vulgarity and poverty. This essay features consequences to her education, confidence, family socialization and adaptation as a result of family immigration from South Korea to America, due to bankruptcy. Hemauer displays her father as a millionaire who gave her the best in life, from private educational coaching to private transportation when going to school. He owned a shipping company, a mining enterprise and a number of hotels. She remembers the “mansion with an orchard and a pond and peacocks” (as cited in Roen, Glau & Maid, 2009), that were at her disposal once. Poverty

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