Negotiating the Geography of Mother-Daughter Relationships in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
The Midwest Quarterly
A literary criticism of the novel "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan is presented. It analyzes the importance of mother-daughter relationships among Chinese Americans, noting a cultural gap and generation gap between immigrant mothers and their daughters. The role of geographical features in such relationships is addressed.
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan, mother-daughter relationships, Chinese Americans
Wood, Michelle M., "Negotiating the Geography of Mother-Daughter Relationships in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club" (2012). English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications. 287.
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