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At the end of the story, Jing Mei realized her mistakes after her mother passed away and gave her the piano as a memory. However, as Jing Mei grown up as an adult, she ultimately reconciles some of these cultural and generation differences. The names of the two- parts song are very ironic. Despite the differences of Jing Mei and her mother, they were like the songs, they may disagree but they made one stunning song.

During her childhood, she had felt dissatisfied with her life and with the choices she was forced to make. As an adult, when she was offered the piano, she knew that her mother had forgiven her. Therefore she had found her inner peace. She had reconciled the issues of her failures and knew that her mother never considered them failures. It was just the love from a mother that she had for her daughter. Although Amy Tan tells the story of an American Chinese experience, the issues in Two Kinds are universal because the story explores themes of family, their relationship as well as the conflicts of culture which are applicable to all people disregard with their nationality, religion or race.

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Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' is a short story about the relationship between a Chinese-American mother and her American daughter. Two Kinds is a chapter from Tans book, "The Joy Luck Club", which is made up of sixteen stories about Tan growing up in America with a .

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