Question 5 from Chinese Cinderella ("Don't you know…
Question 5 from Chinese Cinderella
She appears to be scared and fearful of him
She seems to spend a lot of her time at school rather than at home
It appears that in a way school is actually Adelines home, thats where she feels relaxed and happy
Seems to be the other way around for most people.
She feels as if her father doesn't seem to care about her education and future well being.
She feels that she risks her education being ended - education is a huge value to her.
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Suggests that she doesnt have much of a relationship with her father
She doesn't get to see him that often.
"Dare I let my guard down?"
Suggests that she always has to have a strong highly defensive mindset whenever she is at home or is speaking to her father
Makes us aware of previous events that have occurred.
Can trick people and is cunning- hence why she felt uneasy
Treats him with respect but is a revered figure in the familie
She sees him as a nasty man
"Don't you know anything"
shows the lack of respect that the man who us employed by her father actually has, this suggests that even he does not really care
Shows how the father is not really proud of her most of the time and doesn't really treat her with a lot of respect.
She doesn't seem to remember that her father has actually moved house
shows how she doesn't have much to do with her father and her family.
"Sit down" "sit down"
Quite controlling language and tone from her father
Suggests his behaviour when good things haven't happened
"looking relaxed sitting in a bathrobe reading a newspaper
You think that he would be like a business man - very smart and important but he seems chilled out
Perhaps he is not usually in that state when she arrives back at home.
He is very impersonal with his children and doesn't mention them by their names.
In a way using her Childs success to look good to another business man.
She wonders if she is dreaming
She is happy that he is proud of him.