Answer one question from “Two Kinds” and one question from “I Stand Here Ironing.” Make sure you are using evidence from the story to support your points.
“Two Kinds”: Describe the relationship between mother and daughter. Using evidence from the text, why does the daughter avoid developing her talents? Characterize the mother. Providing evidence from the text, do you feel sympathetic toward the mother or not? What is Jing-Mei’s attitude toward her mother throughout the story and at the end?
“I Stand Here Ironing”: While the story takes place during the Depression (para. 9), do you think this story is still relevant today? Why or why not? How is the image of the mother ironing fitting for this narrative two kind:https://www.rtsd.org/cms/lib/PA01000218/Centricity/Domain/319/TwoKindsfulltext.pdf I stand here ironing: https://www.shortstoryproject.com/story/i-stand-here-ironing/