Plunging The Joy Luck Club by Amt Tan Essay

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The Joy Luck Club (1985) was written by Amy Tan (1952). The Joy Luck Club is the story of a Chinese mother who leaves everything behind, a mother who leaves her family in China in order to get her children (in this case our protagonist June) a better life. Or as Amy Tan says: “The Joy Luck Club, about a woman whose mother has just died and who regrets that she never knew who she truly was. The stories poured out. They were what I felt and had to say before it was too late. I had found my reason to write.” (http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/19/amy-tan-joy-luck-club-guardian-book-club) The Joy Luck Club is the story of a Chinese mother who leaves everything behind but it is also the story of a Chinese-American woman who realises in a…show more content…
The Joy Luck Club (1985) was written by Amy Tan (1952). The Joy Luck Club is the story of a Chinese mother who leaves everything behind, a mother who leaves her family in China in order to get her children (in this case our protagonist June) a better life. Or as Amy Tan says: “The Joy Luck Club, about a woman whose mother has just died and who regrets that she never knew who she truly was. The stories poured out. They were what I felt and had to say before it was too late. I had found my reason to write.” (http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/19/amy-tan-joy-luck-club-guardian-book-club) The Joy Luck Club is the story of a Chinese mother who leaves everything behind but it is also the story of a Chinese-American woman who realises in a way or in another what his mother has sacrificed for her. When we read this novel one of the things we can observe is that strong relationship between mothers and daughters. That relationship starts when the daughter is in the mother’s womb. They are connected through the umbilical cord. They share something during their whole lives. Chinese mothers, on the one way, they are very submissive to their husbands and they never challenge to what their husbands tell them. On the other way, we have Chinese-American daughters. They are more independent, they have the option of divorce if they are not happy with their husbands. They think that they have the right to express their opinion and they can not to be if they do not want to. They think

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