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  • Joy Luck Club - 1,963 words
    The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan, 1989, Chinese A. Jing-Mei (June) Woo. June is rebellious in nature, always swimming against her mothers dreams for her, not because they were harmful dreams but because she felt she could never live up to them, and she didnt because she thought she couldnt. Her mothers death has brought her face to face with questions about herself, her mother, and both their identities. B. Suyuan Woo. Like any mother Suyuan wanted her daughter to be the best she could be. She pushed her, to make her proud of herself, to give that one child what the two that were swallowed by her past could not. A. An-Mei Hsu. She is a strong woman, whose strength came form her mothers sacrifice. ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 1,790 words
    When ignorance plagues your mind, you find it difficult to remove the rose colored glasses from your eyes and let the clarity of reality seep in. We all have the ability to scratch the surface of any culture, to know that Egypt has the Great Pyramids or China with its Great Wall. But when we are fortunate to be given an opportunity to find out how, why, and when, it is then, that our minds have finally declared to be rid of those glasses of ignorance and obtain an insight into a world that is different, unique and scary as could possibly be imagined. The Joy Luck Club provides the gateway into a look at the mysteries of the Chinese culture, adding spice to the mundane of conventional traditi ...
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  • The Connection Between Amy Tan And The Characters Of The Joy Luck Club - 1,031 words
    Amy Tan uses facts from her life and her own identity to create the character of Jing-Mei Woo for her first novel The Joy Luck Club. Amy Tan is a fictional writer, but unlike many other writers of that genre she writes about things that are very close to reality and her hart. In her firs published novel The Joy Luck Club Tan infuses the fictional part of the book with what seems to be facts from her own life. The novel contains autobiographical elements. FEMENIST STUDIES, (Vol.19, No.3, Fall 1998,pg. 98, critic: Marina Heung). Thus she is creating characters which strongly resemble her self and her own actions. Jing-Mei Woo, who is also known as June throughout the book, is a character who r ...
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  • Terrifying Past Joy Luck Club - 918 words
    In the novel The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, four of the main characters have a secret in their past that haunt them constantly. Suyuan Woo, An-mei Hsu, Lindo Jong, and Ying-ying St. Clair all have terribly bad experiences in China. These women try to escape their past by moving to America, but their memories still disturb them .Not only does it plague their own minds, but it also affected their daughters lives and the way they were raised. Each of these women experienced terrible events in their lives that effected them and the following generation. Suyuan Woo has one main focus in her life, to find her two lost baby daughters in China. Your mother was a very strong woman, a good mother.....a ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - 1,137 words
    In the novel, The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, the characters Suyuan and Jing-Mei Woo have a mother-daughter relationship confused with scattered conflict, but ultimately composed of deep love and commitment for one another. Because of drastic differences in the environments in which they were raised and in their life experiences, these two women have some opposing ideas and beliefs. This, and their lack of communication are responsible for many of the problems they face in their relationship. These conflicts are only resolved when June learns about her mother's past. The way that their relationship develops, and the conflicts June and Suyuan face, reveal some of the themes that Amy Tan intend ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 723 words
    Literary Analysis : An-Mei Hsu v.s. Rose Hsu Jordan Every mother should want to make life easier for their child. This is shown in Amy Tans novel, The Joy Luck Club. It consists of stories about the lives and relationships between the mothers and daughters of the Joy Luck Club. An-Mei Hsu is always trying to help her daughter, Rose Hsu Jordan, through the difficulties of life. Roses biggest difficulty in life is her failed marriage with her husband Ted. An-Meis dedication to making life easier for her daughter is portrayed whenever she gives wisdom that explains the way to live life, shares knowledge that gives a better understanding of lifes circumstances, and supports or advises in situati ...
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  • Why The Joy Luck Club Sucks - 1,039 words
    Just last night I saw the movie, The Joy Luck Club (JLC), which played on television for the first time in Los Angeles. I had been meaning to see this movie but never got around to it until now. Since many female friends recommended this 1993 movie to me, including my own sister, I was looking forward to experiencing a great work of art. Up to this point, I have heard nothing but glowing reviews about this movie. Near the end of the movie I found myself thinking, There is something terribly wrong here! All the Chinese men are portrayed as bad and weak! Why is this movie getting good reviews? Are the critics all blind? Then I started to get angry. What a rip-off! I'm glad I didn't spend money ...
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  • Why The Joy Luck Club Sucks - 1,094 words
    ... e portrayed in a better light than the Chinese men in the movie. I don't think there was a fourth husband. In the one unbelievable relationship with the lone Chinese husband, one daughter splits all expenses 50-50 with her future husband even though he earns 7 times her salary! She even ends up marrying the tight bastard. Now tell me, is that reality? Did she really believe he loved her? Did she really love him? Would any modern Chinese woman be that stupid? I don't think so. Let's see what we have for the Chinese husbands. A rapist, a promiscuous husband and a clueless cheapskate. Of the two white husbands, one is simply ignorant of table manners and the other is a very rich man who pla ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - 1,221 words
    In the novel, The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, the characters Suyuan and Jing-Mei Woo have a mother-daughter relationship bothered by conflict, but ultimately constructed of love and commitment for one another. Because of major differences in the environments in which the two were raised and life experiences in which the two had, these two women have some opposing ideas and beliefs. This and the lack of communication between these two women are responsible for many of the problems they face in their relationship. These conflicts are only resolved when June learns about her mother's past. The way that the relationship develops, and the conflicts June and Suyuan face, reveal some of the themes t ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 568 words
    In Amy Tans Two Kinds, Tan uses the central conflict and symbolism to emphasize the idea that achieving the American Dream is a struggle and can lead to disappointment. The central conflict of the story is about the mother wanting her daughter to become a child prodigy, but her daughter cannot fulfill her mothers dream. And, Tan uses the piano symbolizes hope, but also failure for the daughter and mother to accentuate the idea of dreams can be defeated. Tan uses the central conflict between the mother and daughter to exemplify the theme that the American Dream is hard to reach and can be broken. The mother is preoccupied in having her daughter become a child prodigy and living the American D ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 1,235 words
    The life of Jing-mei Woo was not of a Disney story but a sad, difficult life. Her past are laced with hard lessons. She is burdened with her mothers past haunting her and her family. The life changed when Canning asked Jing-mei to take Suyuans place in the Joy Luck Club. Ultimately discover a part of family that she never knew existed and found herself on a Journey to find them and be united for the first time. Jing-meis mother had unattainable expectations of Jing-mei. Suyuan expected her daughter to be a prodigy and tried to shape her into one. In the beginning, she was very excited and was looking forward to her future fame and popularly (p.142). Every night her mother gave her tests afte ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 923 words
    In the novel, The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, the mothers and daughters face much adversity and hardships. With each mother and daughter have their own virtues to overcome. In the novel, the first generation mothers are having troubles with their American daughters and their different ways. With the help of their mother, the daughters are able to overcome the hardships they endure. Even though the daughters wish to live their lives aside from their Chinese descents, their mothers attributes help bring back their true ethnicity in lives of their daughters. In the relationship between Suyuan and her daughter June, it is one with silence and secrecy. June who was very stubborn and would not acce ...
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  • Barrio Boy And The Joy Luck Club - 896 words
    In both pieces of literature; "Barrio Boy," by Ernesto Galarza and "The Joy Luck Club," by Amy Tan; the authors portray five families and their friends struggle with language barriers, even within their own families, adapting to the customs and routines of the North American society, and how the younger family members succeeded in school, work, and relationships. In Amy Tans book "The Joy Luck Club," the theme of the "American Dream," which is the belief that America is a guaranteed land of opportunity, of success and happiness is the main theme in the story. It is of women who set off on a journey because in their own country they were suffering through many hardships, like war and shame fr ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - Playing The Game - 1,230 words
    A vivid portrait of the struggles, as well as the joys, of three generations of Asian American families is painted for us on the off white canvas used by Amy Tan in 1989, the pages of her book, The Joy Luck Club. In this portrayal of Chinese immigrants and their American born children, four family stories are brought to light, through a series of vignettes told from the view points of eight women, as they change and grow in their lives. Lives that become the pigment that, along with Tans taintless brush strokes become a painting fit for a museum. As the stories are unveiled to us, we begin to find the connection between mothers and daughters, as well as ties between friends. These connection ...
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  • Joy Luck Club - 1,254 words
    The Joy Luck Club is a movie by Wayne Wang based on a book by Amy Tan. The movie begins with a short narrative which is simply the gist of the movie. It speaks of how a woman bought a goose which soon becomes a swan. This woman aspired to go to America and have a daughter. This daughter was to be very happy, fluent in English, and swallowing more happiness than sorrow. The woman sailed across the ocean on the swan from a great distance, but when she arrived in America they took away her swan and all she had left of the beautiful bird was a simple feather. This feather represented all the womans hopes and dreams, and it had come from a great distance. But now the woman was old and frail, and ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - 680 words
    Hey, Sabrina, are you Japanese or Chinese?" I asked. Her reply, as it seems to be for a lot of minority groups, is, "Neither, I'm Chinese-American." So, besides her American accent and a hyphenated ending on her answer to the SAT questionnaire about her ethnic background, what's the difference? In Amy Tan's enjoyable novel, The Joy Luck Club, about the relationships and experiences of four Chinese mothers and four Chinese-American daughters, I found out the answer to this question. The difference in upbringing of those women born during the first quarter of this century in China, and their daughters born in the American atmosphere of California, is a difference that doesn't exactly take a sc ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - 1,261 words
    ter> Question: In the Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan touches on an obscure, little discussed issue: the divergence of Chinese culture through American children born of Chinese immigrant parents. With close reference to at least two stories in the book, discuss the truth of this statement. To a certain extent, I agree with this statement. A persons environment in which he/she grows up is a large factor in moulding his/her thinking, character and behaviour. Going by their titles and genes, the four daughters are Chinese, yet there is more to it than it meets the eye. First of all, the daughters speak in English, not their language, Mandarin. Second of all, they are addressed by their English names, J ...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - 1,598 words
    Please refer to the book, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Turn to page 35(for those with the red cover version by the series editor, Judith Baxter) and refer to the story Scar. Extract: I was sitting at the top of the stairs when she arrived. I knew it was my motherShe cried with a wailing voice that was so sad. And then I remembered the dream with my mothers voice. (till page 37) Question 1: EXPLAIN CLEARLY WHAT FEELINGS IN THIS PASSAGE AROUSES IN YOU TOWARDS AN-MEI AND HER MOTHER. YOU SHOULD REFER CLOSELY TO THE EXTRACT IN SUPPORT OF YOUR ANSWER. I am saddened by the relationship between An-mei and her mother. I knew it was my mother even though I had not seen her in all my memory, this sh ...
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  • Analysis Of Asian American Culture In "the Joy Luck Club" - 945 words
    In American literature today, many authors from various cultures are rising above the rest to be recognized. One culture in particular is the Asian culture; whose literature up until the 1970s was virtually unpublished (Nash 557). Asian people had to overcome many obstacles in order to be accepted as capable of having the skills to write. The Japanese encountered their greatest challenge after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II. It is said that, The U.S. government uprooted over 120, 000 Japanese Americans despite the fact that two thirds of them were citizens by birth (Nash 558). Families were given little advanced warning before they were torn from their homes and forced into ...
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  • Analysis Of Asian American Culture In "the Joy Luck Club" - 1,050 words
    ... views in each family set. In one story one of the daughters is getting involved in her second marriage. She is content and very much in love with the man she wants to marry; however, her mother doesnt see how her daughter would marry him because he is not Chinese and does not keep a clean house. The daughter would say that her mother was too stuck in her old Chinese views, while the mother would say that her daughter is foolish and has let herself become too Americanized. Other stories just center around growing up and learning to accept lifes hardships. An example is the story of a girl who goes to the beach with her family and is left with the responsibility of watching her brothers. H ...
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