Conflicts, or problems, occur in almost every book or story.
By the way her mother reacts to this, it shows that the mother cares about what she says and feels.
Internal conflicts occur frequently in this short story. Like internal conflicts Jing-mei and her mother also have external conflicts.
They watch the movies of Shirley Temple over and over again hoping that Jing- Mei will get some valuable lessons from her.
The lessons Suyuan takes Jing-Mei through are so rigorous that she finds herself falling short of her mothers expectations.
She gets her into piano lessons and even buys her a second hand piano.
However, Jing-Mei is no longer interested in becoming what she is not.In addition, Jing-mei tells her mom that she hates her and wants herself to die.This shows that she has a lot of hatred towards her mother.It also shows that her mother knows she could do anything if she put her mind to it.In addition, her mother forces Jing-mei to sit down and play the piano.In the short story "Two Kinds," by Amy Tan,there are both internal and external conflicts between Jing-mei and her mother throughout the story.Jing-mei and her mother have some very good examples of internal conflicts.Amy Tan, the author, has written both internal and exernal conflicts in this story. Because of her mothers constant pressure for her to play music, Jing-Meis desire to be a normal Chinese-American girl turns into a search for her own identity and a struggle between her and her mother.In the story Two Kinds, Jing-Meis mother believes that children in America can achieve anything they desire.Suyuan had a difficult time in China where she lost her husband and children.