Unpolished Gem

by

Alice Pung

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Chia Ngo Hung / Outside Ma Character Analysis

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Chia Ngo Hung / Outside Ma Character Timeline in Unpolished Gem

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Part 2
Culture and Assimilation  Theme Icon
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Sometime later, Alice goes to visit Chia Ngo Hung , Kien’s mother, whom Alice calls “Outside Ma,” and the two sit and pick lice... (full context)
Culture and Assimilation  Theme Icon
...their immigration papers were processed, and they arrived in Australia wearing brand new Mao suits. Chia Teng , Kien’s father, quickly turned his new backyard into a Chinese vegetable garden, and he... (full context)