Literary Devices Found in Two Kinds
Taylor Hecht 8/24/2012
Rising Action- the rising action would be about all of the ways her mother tries to 'discover' jing- mei's special talents. such as being forced to take piano lessons.
Climax- The climax of the story is a piano recital and the events that unfold the day after. Her mother is so proud of Amy's musical talent; she even invites Auntie Lindo and Waverly to Amy's first piano recital. it don't seem to go the way she wanted it to go..
Resolution- In the resolution Jing-mei's mother has recently passed. She get the piano passed to her so she happens to get the piano tuned, and trys to replay it again.
the internal conflict would be when Jing-mei looks in the mirror. All day, her mother had been giving her tests that were frustrating. Her mother was pressuring her to succeed in life. She thought that her daughter could be as smart as, or even smarter than the children the mother had seen on television. Jing-mei starts getting mad at herself for not being a genius.
External Conflict.... THE FIGHT!
in the story jing mei never stands up for her self, but its hard to when your a kid. all she wanted to do was to make her mother proud of her for once.