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Joy Luck Club - Waverly Jong - College Term Paper

Joy Luck Club - Waverly Jong

Joy Luck Club Essay - Chow Zhi Ming

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tang is about relationship between mother and daughter living in San Francisco and in this essay I will focus on Waverly Jong and Lindo Jong. Lindo Jong as a mother wanted to teach her daughter Waverly Jong a lesson when she was young in a American way in Chinese principle but unfortunately she didn't understand what her mom is coming from and ignored her mom. When Waverly Jong grew up, she finally knew what her mom is doing was right. Amy Tang was interested in these kinds of relationships because of memory of the past when she was young and how she treated her mom. In these stories, Amy Tang showed us the relationship of ...

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boastful because of Waverly's ability to play chess comes up to the problem which left Waverly embarrassed and not happy. "I wish you wouldn't do that, telling everybody I'm your daughter:", in this line we can see that how resentful Waverly was feeling, ended up Waverly gave up playing chess. For another example, Lindo and Waverly had a greatly difficulty of communicating due to the lack of communication in the past. Also there were many conflicts in the progression of their relationship. This made Waverly feel difficult to say she wants to get married to her Lindo because she felt she was over controlled by her mother. Also when they met at the Four Direction Restaurant, Lindo stared Waverly with disapproval and said. ` Ai-ya! What's the matter with your hair? `In this line we can see the cultural difference between Chinese and mix Western and Chinese, for Waverly she doesn't think hair style like blunt line fringe is a problem but in the same time Lindo does. Since Lindo said `' ...

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Added: 1/2/2012 06:40:26 AM
Submitted By: chowzhiming
Category: Book Reports
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