What are quotes from Chinese Cinderella?
Adeline Yen Mah > Quotes
- “Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities.”
- “I read because I have to.
- “But you can vanquish the demons only when you yourself are convinced of your own worth.”
What did Adeline say that hurt YeYe Why do you think this hurt him?
What did Adeline say that hurt YeYe? Why do you think this hurt him? She hated studying Chinese and didn’t think it was important. It hurt him because it is apart of their identity.
Who said but then Mama died giving birth to you if you had not been born Mama would still be alive she died because of you you are bad luck?
If you had not been born, mama would still be alive. She died because of you. You are bad luck.” This quote by big sister sets the tone for the novel and the blame that rests on Adeline as a result of her birth.
Why does Ye Ye try to convince Adeline to believe in herself?
Adeline begins to rise above her childhood when Ye Ye helps her to realize that she does not have to see herself as the rest of her family sees her. This honest admission gives Ye Ye the opportunity to encourage Adeline to see herself for all her strengths, rather than whatever her parents or siblings may see.
What was Adeline’s one wish?
Adeline wishes that she could study in England. She is a girl and she is unwanted.
Where did Aunt Reine take Adeline?
Aunt Reine and her family rescues Adeline from Tianjin and the Communists by taking her with them aboard a ferry destined for Hong Kong.
What school did Adeline go to in Chinese Cinderella?
Yen Mah intervened, leading Niang to declare that she would never forgive her. The Yen family later moved to Hong Kong when Yen Mah was eleven, and she transferred to Sacred Heart School and Orphanage (Sacred Heart Canossian College).
What does Niang tell Adeline right after the funeral?
What does Niang tell Adeline right after the funeral? That she is fourteen and must have a job.
How does third brother betray Adeline?
Third Brother is the only sibling that Adeline has a fond relationship with. This sometimes involves hurting Adeline—including one instance in which, at the urging of his brothers, he convinces Adeline to drink orange juice with urine in it, betraying her trust in him for the sake of a prank.
What is Adeline for pleasure?
What does Adeline do for pleasure? How do the other girls/parents view her? Adeline reads for pleasure.
What happened to Adeline Once the Schilling family left for Geneva?
She said that she wanted him to keep it. Once the Schilling left for Geneva, what happened to Adeline? She was told to pack her bags.
What happened to Adeline when the Schilling left for Geneva?
Once the Schilling left for Geneva, what happened to Adeline? She was told to pack her bags.