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Unformatted text preview: Bhagat 1 Suny Bhagat College Writing I 02 December 2009 Paper #6 Two Kinds vs. Angela Whitker’s Climb Starting life afresh is an intricate process. If a family loses everything they ever owned in one country, they may have to start their lives over in another country where they see more opportunities. Not only immigrant families begin life all over again. People may see the mistakes they made early in their life, and seek to rectify them. Jing Mei is a child of an immigrant in “Two Kinds”, writing by Amy Tan. The mother of Jing Mei comes to America, in hope of a better life after losing everything in China. Angela, a dropout who found the path to success in New York Times’ “Angela Whitker’s Climb”, presents a similar understanding of the process in which one starts life afresh. In both stories, the parents had to work hard to provide their children a better life than what they grew up with. Jing Mei’s mother had lost all she had known in China. Her entire family was gone before her eyes. She does not hope for the same to happen to Jing Mei; she constantly trying to find one talent her eyes....
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