The Chinese Cinderella Quotes

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Adeline is screaming while her father is whipping her back with his belt. This all happened because of her cruel stepmother Niang. In the memoir The Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen it shows a lot of depressing things to Adeline Yen. It is depressing because it shows Adeline suffering throughout the book. In the Yen family Adeline is always last and receives the worst things. For example “we were delighted to find seven baby ducklings. As usual Fourth brother picked first, followed by Little sister, Big sister, Big brother, second brother and third brother.” (72-73) This quote is important because it shows everyone picking their duck before Adeline does. It also shows that her parents doesn’t care for her as much as the other children.

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