She also described her learning Chinese like the most boring thing in the word by using some words as: “kowtow”, “chant”, “sing-san-ho” and ideographs letters. When she became ten years old, Wong “had better things to learn”, she started to study American culture, learn science subjects and read American literature. Her regard that was better than Chinese culture. She considered Chinese was “source of embarrassment”, that sounds “pedestrian”, “chaotic” and “frenzied” and that’s the reason she tried to separate herself from the family members when she “nearby American super marker outside the Chinatown”. Moreover, her brother exasperated her Chinese learning by mocking it with a pidgin speech.
Conflict in Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds” Amy Tan’s, “Two Kinds”, is a short story of a Chinese immigrant mother’s conflict with her daughter Jing-Mei. In this story, Jing-Mei tells of how she resisted her mother’s overbearing efforts to inspire her to reach her fullest potential twenty years ago. Jing Mei’s mother only wanted her daughter to be a prodigy in some way. So she dominated and controlled her daughter’s life. When these traits did not surface, Jing-Mei began to realize she did not have these traits and started to feel internally inferior.
Mary rolls her eyes. Mary explains that Clara needs carbohydrates for energy. Complex carbohydrates are good, but too much simple sugar is not. Mary tells Clara that she should snack on fresh fruits instead of jellybeans and eat more starch and fibre. Plain baked potatoes instead of French fries and high-fibre, fortified cereals instead of high-fat doughnuts would be healthier.
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At first Jing-mei liked the idea, but after all of her attempts and fails she wanted to live a normal American life. (Tan, 125-126) Both stories have struggles, and events that occur to lead to have similar endings. In the movie Mulan after Mulan takes her father’s place in the army, she ends up going to battle and saving China from the dreaded Huns. She ends up coming home with the Huns leaders sword, the emperors crest, and honor to her family. (Mulan) In “Two Kinds” Jing-mei has many attempts to try to become a prodigy, the failure of her last attempt is what ended it all.
Shakhboz Negmatov Prof: Chadwick Essay #-1 English. 12 Mon-Wed. 12:40-2:50 PM “My Secret Left Me Unable to Help” by Joyce Maynard is an essay about the author herself as a mother who trying help her daughter Audrey through some tough time in her life. Audrey traveled away for volunteering work in the Dominican Republic where she found someone She loves. His name is Johnny. All of suddenly, Audrey stop making regularly contact with her mother.
However, her college experience is where she first interacts solely with the predominantly American culture. In order to pay for school and get good grades, Sara must ignore everything else, including her family, to work and study. Slowly and painfully, Sara learns to talk, dress and act like her American peers. She leaves college with her teaching degree and a thousand dollars, which she won in an essay contest. Feeling successful, Sara returns home to find her mother fatally ill. After her mother's death, her father remarries only to find his new wife, Mrs. Feinstein, is a gold-digger after his late wife's lodge money.
Not following her sisters footsteps, Sara wants to make a difference for herself and decides she wants to associate with the American life. Richard F. Shepard writes “Miss Yezierska’s people, the foreign born and their upwardly mobile offspring, did not want to find themselves. They wanted to lose themselves and find America, to shed Europe and to live the American Dream” it is describing the characters of Bread Givers especially Sara Smolinsky and how she wants to get rid of her Jewish Culture and adapt an American culture. In the 1920's, an immigrant’s gender ultimately decided what experience he or she would have in America. It was much better to be a male then a female because then
We do know that the origin of French toast goes back as far as the Ancient Roman times, where they called it "Pain a la Romaine," or Roman bread. Thus, French toast is worldly a wonderful treat. Most people believe that the poor people in France and Italy made French toast because they needed to utilize the stale bread they had and make it taste better. The poor used wheat bread because, being less processed it cost less to make than the white bread, which the rich used. White bread was preferable for making French toast because it soaked up the egg-milk mixture much better than wheat bread.
Mother vs. Daughter In Amy Tan's “Two Kinds” two characters, a mother and a daughter, reveal many negative traits. The mother is a Chinese-American woman who has lost her twin baby girls and her first husband back in China. Jing-Mei is daughter with the mother's second husband in America where the mother thinks she has found a new beginning. Jing-Mei's mother believes that in America, “You can be the best anything”(194).