Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection.


Mrs. Yang from the show “Fresh of the Boat” uses an Authoritarian style of parenting. This is evidenced by how she tells her children what to do without explanation or reasoning and expects it to be done without argument. Mrs. Yang is very demanding but is not very responsive. Mrs. Yang is neither warm or inviting to her children. Lastly, Mrs. Yang does not give her children choices or options as the expects them to follow her rules without question.

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