The main theme of “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan is that of the differences between generations, illustrated by the conflict between mothers and daughters. In “Two Kinds”, Mrs. Woo and Jing-mei, together with Mrs. Jong and Waverly, help readers understand the generation and cultural gaps between Chinese mothers and American-Chinese daughters. Generational differences. This theme is mostly.
The short story “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan is a first-person narration told from the perspective of Jing-mei Woo, the daughter of a Chinese immigrant. Her presence as a narrator is indicated by the use of the possessive “my”, noticeable in the first sentence: “My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America.”.