Amy Tan 's The Joy Luck Club Essay

1121 Words Apr 29th, 2016 5 Pages
A generation is a group of people who live within the same age group or they can also be creations by the people older than you. There are many examples of generations, one, for example, could be trees. The trunk is the first generation. From the trunk grows the branches then after there are twigs and from those twigs there are leaves and the cycle continues growing. The characters build up characteristics as they grow up through the influence of their families, especially their parents, or through the things they learned throughout their life and apply those key ideas into their life.The mother, Lindo Jong, in the novel The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, talks about her life when she was younger before she came to America and raised her American-born daughter Waverly Jong. The daughter, Waverly Jong, grows up through the influence of her mother and the chess tactics she uses for tournaments. The elder generation portrayed in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club, passed their strength of character onto their American-born daughters.
The mother in the novel, The Joy Luck Club, has passed down their strengths to their American-born daughters.Lindo has been living under the Huang family, even before she got married, with her husband Tyan-yu. Huang Taitai has wanted Lindo to be fertile with a grandchild for Huang Taitai but instead Lindo wants to escape the marriage without breaking her promise to her family.“I thought about my plans for many days. I observed everyone around me, the thoughts…

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