Literary Devices Found in Two Kinds

Haley Bloomer, Augst 24, 2012


The setting of the story is set in San Fransisco s Chinatown. It is one of the largest Chinese communties outside of Asia. This place is a crowded and busy place with different mixes of restuarants, shops, bussinesses, and religion, and culture.
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A chinese mother moves to America with her duaghter Ni kan in hopes to find a better life. She believes that America is the land of oppertunity. Ni kan and her mother struggle with a relationship, becuase the mother is eager for her duaghter to be a prodigy.


The Rising Action- When she is playing the piano in front of a large crowd thet her mother has bragged about how good she is and she messes up. She is extremly embarressed and her mother is ashamed