Honors Theses and Capstones

Date of Award

Spring 2014

Project Type

Senior Honors Thesis

College or School

COLA

Department

English

Program or Major

English/Journalism and International Affairs

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

First Advisor

Thomas Haines

Abstract

The experiences of four women reveal how notions of outer beauty touch ideas of personal ethnic identity, racism, media-imposed pressure, and social stereotypes; shaping the lives of Chinese, Chinese American, and Asian American women.