scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,140
Just last night I saw the movie The Joy Luck Club JLC which played on television for the first time in Los Angeles I had been meaning to see this movie but never got around to it until now Since many female friends recommended this 1993 movie to me including my own sister I was looking forward to experiencing a great work of art Up to this point I have heard nothing but glowing reviews about this movie Near the end of the movie I found myself thinking There is something terribly wrong here All the Chinese men are portrayed as bad and weak Why is this movie getting good reviews Are the critics all blindThen I started to get angry What a rip-off Im glad I didnt spend money to see the JLC in the movie theater I only spent 3 hours of my time at home I noticed there were very few reviews mentioning there were Chinese stereotypes in the movie One review even claimed there were none I am a first generation Chinese-American male born and raised in the USA I am living the reality of the Asian experience I am not a Militant-Chinese-Power-Fanatic but since none of my Chinese brethren appear to be commenting on the JLC I feel compelled to write this review Why arent there any well known movie critics of Chinese descent According to the 1990 US Census Asians make less than 3 of the US population I can unofficially confirm this during my travels Asians appear to be concentrated near the ports-of-entry cities like Los Angeles San Francisco and New York In the Mid-West and Southern states usually I draw stares being the only Asian in the crowd At first I thought this was rude Then it occurred to me perhaps they have never seen an Asian before In the flesh We are less than 3 This means most Americans will get their exposure to Asians and
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA