Tension Between Parents And Children Literary Analysis

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Tensions between Parents and Children

I had very conflicting interests of what my success should be five years ago. I had the opinions of what my mother thought I should be and always seem to strive to be what people wanted me to be, versus my authentic self. I’ve got incredibly inspiration over the years by a famous author name Merriam Williamson. She states that “our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate or deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure”. The idea of being who you want to be in life and overcoming family dynamics is the basis of Amy Tan awesome story, “Two Kinds”. Likewise “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker shares the same issues of dealing with different cultures and family dynamics. Through the use of
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When the mother gives the piano back to her Jing-Mei 's despite her disappoints shows the conclusion towards the end of the text. It also shows how conflict was a major theme which was stated in the learner thematic theme. In “Everyday Use” one of the literary devices used to help the theme of family tensions and dynamics between parents and children would be through the use of imagery. (Shmoop Editorial Team) As for how the quilts represent bonds between people, consider how the narrator describes the process of making the quilts: They had been pieced by Grandma Dee and then Big Dee and me had hung them on the quilt frames on the front porch and quilted …show more content…
Mothers and daughters talk to each other in better or worse ways more than anyone else. It’s not that fathers and daughters or mothers or sons don’t have their own complicated, conversational hurdles. Mothers and daughters, however, face a few more struggles because of the closeness and power issues that define their relationship. Who else is going to care about the great deal we got on paper towels, or our secret desire to star on Broadway? A mother typically shows a level of interest in every area of our lives (Hale, 2007).

The “Two kinds” by Amy Tan definitely sums up the theme of the mother and daughter dynamic. If people think about closeness that a mother and daughter bond shares it’s the best. In the end she loves her mother and still realizes that her mother meant her well as she look back on her past. The character development, metaphors, symbolism, and Imagery help Amy Tan convey to the readers about culture, success, and how family dynamics can play a role on how we live our lives. Two Kinds is an amazing story to read in regards to the theme of mother and daughter

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