“Two Kinds” and “Everyday Use”
Read ” Everyday Use” by Alice walker here’s the linkhttp://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug97/quilt/walker.html and “Two Kinds” by Tan the document for “TWO kinds” will be uploaded.
Watch this interview -> https://vimeo.com/63878450
and answer this question -> Comment on Bill Moyers’ interview with Sherman Alexie. Which points made you think? What did you learn from this interview? What would you like to ask this author? answer to this question ASAP before the essay
ANSWER TO THESE TO TWO QUESTIONS AFTER READING THE TWO STORIES before starting the essay!!
2. Compare and contrast “Two Kinds” and “Everyday Use” on as many levels as you can.
4. What does the piano symbolize for Jing Mei and her mother in “Two Kinds?” Would they agree on what it means to be an American?
HERE’S THE REAL ESSAY PROMPT:
-> For the stories “Two Kinds” and “Everyday Use” write about the physical objects that become the focal points of the conflicts. What do these objects symbolize for each of the main characters in these stories?
NOTE: THE ESSAY IS ABOUT 1-1.5 PAGE AND THE 3 QUESTIONS 0.5 PAGE OR 1 PAGE. BUT THE QUESTIONS ARE DUE IN 11 HOURS SO TRY TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS AFTER U READ THE TWO STORIES AND AFTER WATCHING THE INTERVIEW.