The Bonesetter's Daughter, By Amy Tan

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The Bonesetter’s Daughter, Amy Tan’s fifth novel, is one of her successful work. The novel put forward the question faced by the Chinese-American family in conflicts of traditional Chinese culture and American culture. This thesis is to study and realize family conflicts and cultural differences of the novel. The significance of this thesis is in the following two aspects.
Firstly, this thesis analyzes family ethic values in the novel reflected by Amy Tan who is a Chinese American writer living in America. Amy Tan, born in the United States, is the second generation of Chinese immigrants. She receives an American education, growing up in the environment of American culture. While her parents are native Chinese with a good education,

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