The Vietnamese Stories Of Immigration Essay — страница 2

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name of Thieu. Just within that acceptance, he has chosen the American way of life to the Vietnamese. Later in the story, Ted tells of his adventure with his son in search of crickets. He thinks that his son is sharing in the memory that he had when he was a boy in finding fighting crickets, but the boy is more concerned with scuffing his new shoes. Ted has finally accepted that his son is an American, and through his own actions, so is he. Robert Olen Butler s stories undeniably have shown different perspectives of immigration stories through the eyes of the Vietnamese Americans. He also shows that these people have not completely forsaken their Vietnamese identity in order to assimilate into the American population. The characters within their stories have chosen, with their

own free will, what they believe is a better way of life for themselves and their families.