In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club: The Unforgettable Respect

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The Joy Luck Club By Amy Tan: The Unforgettable Respect "This is how a daughter honors her mother. It is shou so deep it is in your bones. The pain of the flesh is nothing. The pain you must forget. Because sometimes that is the only way to remember what is in your bones. You must peel off your skin, and that of your mother, and her mother before her. Until there is nothing. No scar, no skin, no flesh." Page 48. The Joy Luck Club is a novel based on Chinese Culture and focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families in San Francisco who start a club known as The Joy Luck Club, playing the Chinese game of mahjong for money while feasting on a variety of foods. While these families do have many get-togethers there is a greater meaning to The Joy Luck Club. In this Moment, Popo, the grandmother of An-Mei is dying and An-Mei’s mother is was cooking a soup, pouring herbs and medicines into the steaming pot. After that, she put the knife on …show more content…
In the morning, I would do my prayers for Five minutes and then leave to school. This is a religious practice that I perform every day. I also light up a homemade candle at Six o Clock daily. I believe that the Chinese Culture and Indian culture are similar because they both are very strict in their beliefs and religious festivals that are held. Both in China and India, our parents are always teaching us religious practice for this one purpose.. to carry it for the generations so that they don't forget who they really are. In Tan’s novel, it shows how Chinese Culture is different from Chinese Culture. This also relates to the point that your parent is teaching you the culture so that no matter where you are you will know who you really are. The real question is Should we continue following our traditional religion or is it time for a new one? Is it time for a modern religion? Who

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