Finding Who You Are by Elsie

In the book American Born Chinese written by Gene Luen Yang, it shows the three main characters finding who they truly are. Jin, one of the main characters, is an American boy who has lived in San Francisco’s China Town his whole life and is now moving to a mostly white town. Throughout the whole book, he is trying to find himself. It means that if you find what you really love and who you really are you will be the person possible. Like in the book Jin wants to be a white American so badly and eventually become it and it shows that on pages 194-198. After being confronted about it he realizes he love himself as he was, but people were not accepting of it. In this book, the theme is finding your true yourself… and that’s what every character ends up doing.



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