Two Halves Of The Same Song
One of the crucial components of Amy Tan's "Two Kinds" is her choice of narrator. This narrative voice develops the story by adding to the characters. By using this narrator, Amy Tan allows the story to come alive through the eyes of a child. Jing-Mei, who is the da...
Guide to Conducting Literary Research
Because the Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers a wealth of information that includes criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works, and readi...
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1.Eighteenth-Century Conduct Literature 4
1.1. The Introduction to Conduct Manuals 4
1.2. Patriarchy in Conduct Literature 4
1.3. The Private Sphere as Woman’s Domain. 5
1.4. Characteristics of ideal female features 6
1.5. Conduct Manua...
Most of the time parents know what is best for their child and push them to do something they do not like. A child does not appreciate the effort their parents do until they become adult. These lines best describe the story “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan. The story illustrates a young Chinese immigrant...
Adventure novel. A novel where exciting events are more important than character development and sometimes theme.
Allegory. A figurative work in which a surface narrative carries a secondary, symbolic or metaphorical meaning. In The Faerie Queene, for example, Red Cross Knight is a heroic knight in...
Two Halves of the Same Song
“My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America” (526). This is the first sentence in “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan spoken by the narrator’s point of view, Jing-mei, the daughter. The story was a direct reflection of love vs. rebellion with the...
“Alienation, a Coin of Two Sides”
PhD student in English Literature
Yerevan State University
Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology
The Department of Foreign Literature
Alienation, psychiatric disorders, Karl Marx, philosophical concep...
Mother and daughter relationships are difficult to understand or resolve; the daughter looks to her mother as a role model of what a woman is. A mother's relationship with her daughter is supposed to be something that never dies. Sometime, this relationship can be viewed, as a way that the mother i...
Two Women’s Marriage Tragedies in Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights tells a story of love and revenge, and unfolds to us series of stories about the displacement and rehabilitation of feelings. But what the author concerns is neither the emergence and development of love...
Two Kinds Summary - Amy Tan - Masterplots II: Short Story Series, Revised Edition
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Glossary of Literary terms – Drama
Act-: A lengthy segment of a play, comprising several scenes. A major division in a play. Each act may have one or more scenes. Greek plays were performed as continuous wholes, with interpolated comment from the Chorus. Horace appears to have been the first to...
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âLiterary Elements of Whartonâs âRoman Feverââ
Peter Scott Scott 1
Ms. Wiggins 1st Block
âLiterary Elements of Whartonâs âRoman Feverââ
The short story, âRoman Feverâ...
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1. The concepts of literacy, reading comprehension and literary competence. 4
1.1. The importance of literacy, reading comprehension and literary competence. 4
1.2. The importance of literacy, reading comprehension, literary competence and lite...
Literary Analysis Essays – Theme: Sociolinguistics/American Multicultural literature
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What is a literary analysis essay?
In the literary analysis essay, you are exploring the meaning and construction of a piece of literature. It is similar to reviewing, but in a review you are disc...
HISTORICAL criticism nowhere occurs as an isolated fact in the
civilisation or literature of any people. It is part of that
complex working towards freedom which may be described as the
revolt against authority. It is merely one facet of that
speculative spirit of an innovation, which in t...
Ethical criticism in the Emigrants by W.G. Sebald
The Emigrants tells the story of four different characters, each of whom had some sort of interaction with the narrator, presumed to be Sebald himself. The novel presents the reader...
A History Of
Literary Science Fiction
The literary genre of science fiction is diverse. Since there is little consensus of definition among scholars or devotees, its origin is an open question. Some offer works like the Sumerian ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’ (earliest Sumerian text versions BC...
AP Literary and Rhetorical Terms
2. alliteration- Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of several words in a group. The following line from Robert Frost's poem "Acquainted with the Night provides us with an example of alliteration,": I have stood still and...