The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan Analysis

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The culture is a set of beliefs, values and rules that is presented by members of the community, and it's the tradition that characterizes all societies from each other. Culture is that reflect properties of the Civilization and intellectual that are characterized by a society. In many societies there are a culture encounter which is focuses on the study of cultural identities and symbolic representational and interpretational forms through an international, cross-cultural and global perspective. It is particularly concerned with problems related to processes where cultural identities and representations interact and are exchanged. As such the study programmed reflects a cultural interface resulting from the intensified processes …show more content…
Tan was a Chinese origin but she was born in America and completed her studies there. the author was lacked of Chinese culture, which was causing a gap in her relationship with her mother, and there was a misunderstanding between them. Amy went to the China with her mother after she thoughts that her mother going to die. Tan was difficult to accept that it will stay with her mother on this trip but then I remembered that she will leave soon. She got a desire to know about her mother past "I wanted to see where she had lived , I wanted to see the family members that had raised her " . Moreover, after she went to China, she discovered a sense of belonging to , which never felt in America. the author linked The reality of his life in The Joy Luck Club story . she embodied the role of the daughter jing-mei she was Chinese-America . And her mother, who immigrated to America because of the war that happened in China which made them eager to maintain of their Chinese identity . Mai's mother was trying to teach her English, but at the same time she does not want to make her as a Chinese ,that which make a misunderstanding between mother and daughter. After Mai's mother death she had become very close to her mother background .she went to the Joy Luck Club and took her place on the mah-jong table 'I am replace my mother ,whose seat at the mah-jong table has …show more content…
They meet together and play mah-jong . suyuan made mah jong game a fundamental axis of the Club. Mah jong one of the Chinese heritage game. it' s a game played by four mothers which immigrate from China On a weekly basis. This game is a symbol of Chinese culture, it's make the Chinese mothers feel of belonging and fun . They are meeting on the mah jong table to forget their pain and tragedies in the past . Chinese Mah Jong game is better than the Jewish Mah Jong, and where in Chinese way " winner take all . But the same people were always wining , the same people always losing " (49) . later, the aunties change their mah jong which is come symbolically with no loser "we got smart . Now we can all win and lose equally

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