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Tow kinds

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  • "Two Kinds"
  • You could be anything in america
  • By: Amy Tan
  • Excerpt from The Joy Luck Club
  • After losing everything in China jing-mei's mother lay all her hopes on jing-mei. She wanted jing-mei to be a prodigy.
  • At first jing-mei's mother thought that jing-mei to could be a Chinese Shirley Temple. The mother took jing-mei to a beauty training school in the Mission.  Jing-mei mother put her in the hands of student who could barely hold the scissors. Instead of big fat curls Jing-mei ended up with an uneven mass of crinkly black fuzz. Jing-mei mother lamented as if jing-mei had done it on purpose.
  • After jing-mei mother tried to make jing-mei a chinese Shirley Temple and a genius. Jing-mei mother make a deal with Mr.Chong. She would clean his house therefore he would give jing-mei piano lessons. Jing-mei would go to Mr. Chong house every day at 4:00pm. Soon Jing-mei discovered that Mr. Chong was deaf.    
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  • One year had past Jing-mei had to play a piece called "Pleading Child"in a talent show. Jing-mei did very bad because she had never tried  .
  • Jing-mei and her mother fight . Jing-mei told her mother this; I wish I wasn't your daughter. I wish you weren't my mother. Then I remember the babies she had lost in china. I wish I was dead like them. Jing-mei mother talk about jing-mei being a prodigy.
  • On Jing-mei 30th birthday, her mother gave the piano. Jing-mei saw that as a sing of forgives.  Month past and jing-mei mother die.  
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