Gender Stereotypes In Fae Myenne Ng's Bone

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Throughout the novel “Bone” by Fae Myenne Ng, the author describes how women are portrayed a certain way to please their families and expectations. The author sets up the story of three siblings as they go along their separate paths that shapes who they become as individuals. For example, certain stereotypes that challenge women to follow are having a career in the medical field and being obedient towards their elders. For Nina, who was sought as a disappointment to her parents by not being obedient and went against her parents by having a boyfriend including getting pregnant afterward. Whereas the oldest sibling, Ona who decided to take her life due to the intense amount of pressure that became too much of a burden for her to handle. But in