• Metamorphosis in Amy Tan’s Story, “Two Kinds”
    Metamorphosis in Amy Tan’s Story, “Two Kinds” The excerpt from “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan describes the conflict between a mother and her rebellious daughter. The psychological effect of the struggle between personal freedom and the persistence of her mother’s will is shown as the protagonist...
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  • The Necklace and Story of an Hour; a Comparison
    The Necklace and Story of An Hour; A Comparison Megan Ford ENG125 Instructor Reljic August 19, 2012 At first glance, Chopin’s Story of an Hour (1894) and de Maupassant’s The Necklace (1884), appear to have very little in common. Chopin’s story, as di...
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  • Hunger of Memory and Two Kinds
    Hunger of Memory and Two Kinds The two texts Hunger of Memory and Two Kinds are interesting to compare. Both texts share a similar pattern as well as a few contradictions. The texts are similar in that they both deal with parents who emigrated from foreign countries to the United States seekin...
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  • Two Kinds
    Amy Tan: Two Kinds This essay will analyze the reading “Two Kinds” written by Amy Tan (Literature, A portable Anthology, Gardner, Lawn, Ridl, Schakel) from the perspectives of New Historicism and Post Colonialism theories. In New Historicism, critics base their analysis on the historical back...
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  • Two Worn Paths
    Taylor 1 Brent Taylor Ms. Germany English Composition II 9 July 2012 Two Worn Paths Many essays and critiques have been done about Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” since it was first published in 1941, and many have examined the multiple layers of meaning presented in the short story. Not...
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  • The Story East Meets West
    Conflicting Values The story “Two Kinds” written by Amy Tan is about a Chinese-American family looking for new opportunities in California. Jing-Mei’s mother would to sit her down after dinner and read magazine articles about prodigy children and then quiz Jing-Mei to see if she could do...
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  • Two Kinds
    Two Kinds is a short story written by Amy Tan. Two Kinds is an excerpt from the novel “The Joy Luck Club.” The novel is a collection of stories about Chinese-American families with emphasis on their mother daughter relationship. The short story Two Kinds is an example of it. It is a story about...
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  • Aligning Ell Standards
    | | | |ELL Proficiency Standard |AZ Academic Standard | |Listening...
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  • "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan
    "Two Kinds" The story "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan represents the theme that parents cannot control their children, but can only guide them. A Chinese mother and daughter Ni Kan are at odds with each other in story. The mother pushes her daughter to become a prodigy of some sort, her daughter does try to...
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  • Reading report: Two Kinds by Amy Tan
    Reading report: Two Kinds by Amy Tan A summary of the passage Two kinds, one of the short stories in The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, first published in 1989, vividly displays a bittersweet relationship between Jing-mei, the narrator and protagonist, and her mother Mrs. Woo, and explores...
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  • Amy Tan's "Two Kinds"
    Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds” In “Two Kinds” Amy Tan uses a wide range of techniques and literary elements to demonstrate the true meaning behind the story. She incorporates similes and imagery to intertwine her story. “Two Kinds” is the last story in the second of four sections of Amy Tanâ...
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  • Two Kinds
    The story “Two Kinds,” written by Amy Tan, has a plot that many people can relate to while growing up as a child. The theme of the story is that there are two kinds of people: the one the mother wants her to be and the one Jing-mei (the protagonist and narrator of the story) strives to be. Both...
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  • Story
    Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway Copyright Notice ©2009 eNotes.com Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No part of this work covered by the copyright hereon may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, We...
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  • Two Kind
    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...
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  • two views of the mississippi by mark twain
    There always are two sides to everything: two sides of a story, two objectionable views on certain arguable subjects, and opposites are always two sides of one specific aspect (i.e. black and white are both colors). On the other hand, there are sides that are not completely adverse, like...
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  • Amy Tan "Two Kinds" and Kurt Vonnegut "Miss Temptation"
    ENGLISH FINAL TERM ASSAY This essay will address the question that whether dreams have benefitted the main characters and those around them, or instead have caused them only harm and unhappiness and do dreams give hope to the characters during difficult situations. Some dreams are manipulated by...
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  • Two Kinds
    Two Kinds The story Two Kinds by Amy Tan is about the two different kinds of daughters, the obedient daughter and the disobedient or the one that follows her own heart. Her mother wanted her to be a prodigy child. Ni Kan’s mother thought by Ni Kan watching famous children; she would eventually...
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  • Two Kinds Analysis
    “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan A. Synopsis 1. Plot In the year 1949, the main character, Jing-mei who was still a baby, moved to America with her family. To Jing-mei's mother, America is the land of opportunity. She believes in the American Dream. She has high hopes that her daughter, Jing-mei...
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  • The Story of Finding and Using My Story
    Professor St. Vincent English 1101 September 13, 2013 The Story of Finding And Using My Story On July 31st, 1997, a young man drove drunk and caused a deadly wreck. The 17-year-old driver, Jason Hegner, was the only person to survive. Jason was driving 30 miles per hour over...
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  • Oratorical Piece
    ORATORICAL PIECE I am a Juan dela Cruz. I am a fighter by blood and a believer by heart. I live in a freecountry. Although I may have a small voice, I have a big dream—a dream to master the artof spear.To our distinguished members of the board of judges, to my equally competent contenders,to al...
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