Your task is to present your idea of the theme of the story and to show how that theme is
supported by details in the story.
Write an introductory paragraph that includes an attention-getting device, provides
background information (context) or definition of terms, and a clear statement of what
the writer believes to be the theme of “Two Kinds.”
The body paragraphs should support the theme by supplying specific details, quotations,
and examples from the text.
The conclusion should summarize the main points of the essay and show how points,
examples, and support fit together. The essay should end with a connection beyond the
The essay should be written using MLA formatting rules.
Keep your writing interesting! Use a variety of phrases but remember to keep a clear,
concise, confident and courteous tone appropriate for your intended audience.