• American Regime - Philippine Literature
    (1925-1941) PERIOD OF RE ORIENTATION August 13, 1898 English as a literary vehicle came with the American Occupation 1900 English came to be used as a medium of instruction in the public schools. 1908 The primary and intermediate grades were using English UP was founded Two Periodicals El...
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    Khadijah Best English 101 Professor Douglas October 8, 2012 Amy Tan & David Sedaris Amy Tan and David Sedaris are two writers who are both interested in language acquisition. Amy Tan was born in California to Chinese immigrants. She grew...
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  • incompleated
    to young people, particularity ones who's families come from another culture. Amy Tan is speaking to first generation Americans, particularly Asians, who have to speak different kinds of English depending on where they are. “And this makes me think that there are other Asian American students whos...
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  • “Your Only Shame is to Have Shame”
    not confident with her Chinese identity when she was young, and that influenced some of her works like “Fish Cheeks”. The short story “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan is about the main character that has many conflicts with her mother because she struggles with her identity. Her family moved to America after...
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  • A Feminist Study of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women
    is often alarmed at the rambunctious and tomboyish behavior of Jo that she advises her sister not to behave as a boy and Amy despises her sister’s boyish manners. When Mr. March lost his property in trying to help an unfortunate friend, the two oldest girls, Meg and Jo begged to be allowed to do...
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  • Two Kinds
    Cited Tan, Amy. “Two Kinds.” Portable Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing. Ed. Kirszer, Lauire and Stephen Mandell. Massachusetts: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. 2013. Print. ...
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  • Joy Luck Club Literary Criticism Paper
     course was dumbed down. But when I walked in A.P. English 11, I felt uneasy and nervous. I knew “sailing through” was not going to work, and that I’d actually need to put a lot of effort in the course. The literary criticism paper was introduced to us in the beginning of the year, and everyone was...
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  • Essays
    Salvation by Langston Hughes and Two Kinds by Amy Tan, these stories are identical if not meaning the same thing. Langston Hughes speaks of, when he had to make a decision to accept Jesus Christ as his lord and savior (Hughes, 282), children are under peer pressure all the time. Children have to...
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  • Womens Influence on One Another in "The Joy Luck Club" and "The Colour Purple"
    criticism.” [Amy Tan, pg. 161]. Lindo also has problems with Waverly’s appearance, she criticizes her looks constantly, furthermore, Lindo shows no interest in understanding Waverly and when Waverly brings up her fiancé Rich, Lindo always finds a way to change the subject. Lindo’s influence on her...
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  • Joy Luck
    the table to restore the balance and support the dynamic center which is the ritual of the Joy Luck Club Erica Tam November 5, 2000 Final Draft In Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds,” Tan uses the central conflict and symbolism to emphasize the idea that achieving the American Dream is ...game itself (Tan, 19...
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  • Analysis Paper of Mother Tongue
    March 2013 Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan Summary: In Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”, she narrates how her mother’s “broken” English affect her life and her career choices. She talked about the “kind of English” her and her family uses all the time. Tan mentioned her difficulties and struggles...
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  • African American Literature
    of lesbian literary criticism have reclaimed as lesbian. 22 The importance of this passage, I think, does not lie in a kind of (lesbian) sexual revelation but in its crucial structural location. It provides a kind of climax that precedes, eloquently, the accidental death of Little Chicken, a...
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  • Story Analysis- Two Kinds
    Story Analysis-Two Kinds In the story “Two Kinds”, the author, Amy Tan, intends to make reader think of the meaning behind the story. She doesn’t speak out as an analyzer to illustrate what is the real problem between her and her mother. Instead, she uses her own point of view as a narrator to...
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  • Entrepreneur Assignment
    Boon Siew and Mr. Soichiro Honda two great men met each for the very first time. Separately, each had his own dream, which is to revolutionise the Malaysian motoring industry for Tan Sri Dato' Loh Boon Siew whilst Mr. Soichiro Honda’s dream was to create efficient motorised transportation for the...
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  • To Say This Is Enough
    -American eyes; and through that, she is finally able to appease her inner conflict. Waverly finally realized that only by combining her Chinese and American sides will she be able to move on. Rose and Lena discover courage through understanding their mothers’ hopes. As Amy Tan said at the...
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  • Doctor
    rest of the stories in Interpreter of Maladies and Lahiri’s first novel, The Namesake. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy Compare with The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Games at Twilight by Anita Desai Sandpiper by Adhaf Soueif Online The publisher’s...
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  • Literary Terminology
    . Commenting “That was graceful” when someone trips and falls is an example. Simile: A comparison of two things through the use of “like” or “as.” The title of Robert Burns’s poem “My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose” is a simile. Synaesthesia: The use of one kind of sensory experience to describe...
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  • In Memoriam
    the Scorpion, by Nissim Ezekiel * Poetry Analysis: Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff by A. E. Housman * Literary analysis: Barbie Doll, by Marge Piercy * Poetry explication: Holy Sonnet 10, John Donne’s address to death * Literary analysis: A Pair of Tickets, by Amy Tan...
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  • Book Report - the Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, in 1835, and grew up in nearby Hannibal, a small Mississippi River town. Hannibal would become the model for St. Petersburg, the fictionalized setting of Twain’s two most popular novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures...
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  • The Power of Language
    negative to positive in an unconscious way, and finally formed her identity of language in study and fiction writing. This kind of change in language may seem difficult for many people. But Amy Tan is different. To see something about her background, it can be found that although she is an American and...
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