How does "Two Kinds" make connections between the text and the world?  

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There are a number of references within the story "Two Kinds " that readers will be able to associate with the real world. When Jing-mei's mother wants her to become a prodigy, she first considers making her into a "Chinese Shirley Temple," referring to the childhood movie star with whom many readers will be familiar. Jing-mei dreams...

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