American Born Chinese - Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

Gene Luen Yang
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Chapter 3

This chapter shows the struggles of a boy named Danny, who is a blonde haired, blue-eyed boy. In the opening scenes he is studying at his house with his girlfriend, Jenny. His mother calls out to him to tell him that his cousin, Chin-Kee is coming to visit. Danny is mortified. His cousin always causes trouble when he visits from China because his cousin embodies every negative stereotype known about Asian people. When his mother tells him that his cousin can go with him to school, Danny is nearly in tears. Each year shortly after his cousin visits, Danny feels compelled to move to another school because of his cousin's embarrassing behavior.

Chapter 4

Back in ancient China the Monkey King has decided that he needs to become a complete Master of Kung-fu and he locks himself into a secret cavern where he...

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