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  • Suyuan Woo And Her Daughter June
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    Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club. NY. : Ivy books, 1989 In the past few weeks, I have been reading The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Suyuan Woo and her daughter June are the main characters mentioned in this essay. While reading the novel, Amy Tan has demonstrated the mother and daughters attempt to articulate their concerns of the past, present, and intentions of themselves which will affect them later on. Suyuan and June's character have a mother-daughter relationship confused with scattered conflict. ...
  • June Like Tan
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    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 1...
  • June's Father's Aunt
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    On a train in China, June feels that her mother was right: she is becoming Chinese, even though she never thought there was anything Chinese about her. June is going with her father to visit his aunt, who he hasn't seen since he was ten. Then, in Shanghai, June will meet her mother's other daughters. When a letter from them had finally come, Suyuan was already dead -- a blood vessel had burst in her brain. At first, Lindo and the others wrote a letter telling the other sisters that Suyuan was co...
  • Different Stories Of Mother And Daughter
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    The Joy Luck Club is a story about four Chinese friends and their daughters. It tells the story of the mother's struggles in China and their acceptance in America, and the daughter's struggles of finding themselves as Chinese-Americans. The movie starts off with a story about a swan feather, and how it was brought over with only good intentions. Then the movie goes on, the setting is at a party for June the daughter of Suyuan. Suyuan has just past away about four months ago, and her mother's fri...
  • June And Suyuan
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    What is the significance of Suyuan's secret about her abandoned babies, in the relationship with her daughter, June? What significance was attached to the swan feather and how is it important / relevant ? Suyuan lost hope in Kweilin, she lost hope for herself when she abandoned the babies on the side of the road. When she went to America, she could leave all this behind. She had high hopes for her Daughter June, the swan feather also represents these hopes, it represents all of her good intentio...

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