Literary Devices Found in Two Kinds
Eposition: All the characters are introduced and described.Rising Action: Her mother wants her daughter to be a Protigy and is forced into piano lessons, but Jing mei just wants to be herself.Climax: Jing Mei does poorly at her first piano recital. and embares herself and dissapoints her mother.falling action: Even though she didnt do well at the piano recital her mom still urges her to practice piano and thats when Jing Mei goes off on her mom about how doesnt want to play the piano and accidentaly brings up a sensitive subject and then on her mother doesnt say anything else about practice. Resolution: Her mom gives Jing Mei the old piano that she used to play on as sentimintle gift.
In the first part of the story there is a scene in which the daughter sees herself in the mirror. What does she see? What thematic significance could this scene have? How does it relate to the title?
8. just an ordinary face. she never sees herself doing anything special. she just wants to be herself and her mom wants her to be someone famous.
10.Read carefully the parts dealing with the mother’s earlier life in China. How have her earlier experiences shaped her ambitions for her daughter?
when they were back in china her mom lost 2 babies so now she wants to make up for that and have a child who can do many great things and be famouse for them.