Summer Grecian

Summer Grecian

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  • "Two Kinds"
  • You can be prodigy too!
  • By Amy Tan;
  • But I kinda liked it..
  • Its no good! They did bad job! 
  • An Excerpt from "The Joy Luck Club"
  • The mother saw something on TV and got inspired to make her daughter a prodigy child. She believed that anything can be achieved in America.
  • She first wanted JIng-mei to become an actress. Cutting her hair and giving her beauty classes. Unfortunately, the haircut, and new style that had been given to Jing-mei, didn't appeal to her mother. Causing her to give up on the actress dream.
  • BShe then saw a little chinese nine year old on TV playing the piano. The mother wanted her to play the piano, and be a pianist. She meets their neighbor, Mr. Chong, who is a retired piano teacher. Jing-mei realized he was deaf, so she used that In a way where she doesn't have to try sincE HE cant hear. her play.
  • Summer Grecian, Period 4
  • Her mother puts her in a talent show to show a year to show of friendship show off "her skills."  Unfortunately the talent show ended horrifically becuase jing-mei kept hitting all the wrong notes. HER MOTHER WAS so disappointed and shocked that she didn't even say a word or show emotion.
  • After maybe a day, Jing-mei and  her mother got into a huge argument that got into a argument that resulted with her mother backing away silently. They didn't talk about that ever.
  • When Jing-mei is now an adult, her mother gives her the piano as a gift and a saying of understanding at the end. And when Jing-mei's mother dies, she goes and tries on, and takes her mother's chinese dresses as a memory.
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