(Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction)

"Two Kinds" is narrated by Jing-mei, a Chinese American girl who is locked in a struggle over her identity with her Chinese immigrant mother,...

(The entire section is 573 words.)


(Short Stories for Students)

Mr. Chong
Mr. Chong—also known as Old Chong—is Jing-mei's deaf and partially blind piano teacher. When she realizes that he...

(The entire section is 423 words.)