Literary Devices Found in Two Kinds
Isaiah Hawkins 08/27/12
The setting was in China Town.
Mother, Farther, Hsus, Ni Kan, Mr. Chong, Lady Chong
External- Her mother wants to be what she is not. Internal- She feels bad because her mother gives up on her.
The theme of the story is to always strive to be the best, because you can do anything you put your mind to.
The mother has expectations that are too high for Jing-Mei. And she cant meet the expectations to be a prodigy. her mother pushed her too much, because Jing-Mei just wants to be a normal kid. Eventually when Jing finally told her mothr that she would no longer play the piano. That sparked a furious fight with her and her mother. Jing eventually mentioned the mothers deseased children. That's when Jing's mother gave up all hope in her daughter. They're relationship was never the same again.