The Joy Luck Club
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chu, Patricia P. Assimilating Asians: Gendered Strategies of Authorship in Asian America. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2000.
Ho, Wendy. In Her Mother’s House: The Politics of Asian American Mother-Daughter Writing. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira Press, 1999.
Huntley, E. D. Amy Tan: A Critical Companion. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Kramer, Barbara. Amy Tan. New York: Enslow Publishers, 1996.
Tan, Amy. The Bonesetter’s Daughter. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 2001.
———. The Hundred Secret Senses. New York: Vintage Books, 1998.
———. The Kitchen God’s Wife. New York: Random House, 1993.
by MiracleeCream, September 10, 2012
Is there any symbolism in this short story? I was assigned to analyze it like a "professor" and I am not sure if there is any symbolism. All I know is that when Jing-mei's mother offered her to keep to piano it was like a peace offering or forgiveness.
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