1. What game do the
members of the Joy Luck Club play?
2. How did An-mei
Hsu receive the scar on her neck?
3. How does the red
candle predict the success of Lindo and Tyan-yu’s marriage?
4. What happens to
5. What does Ying-ying’s
Amah teach her that girls should do?
6. What is the source
of Waverly’s first chess set?
7. What does Ying-ying
say is wrong with the St. Clairs’ apartment?
8. What is the name
of Rose Hsu Jordan’s youngest brother?
9. How do Rose and
An-mei return to the beach to look for Rose’s drowned brother?
10. Why doesn’t Jing-mei’s
piano teacher, Mr. Chong, insist that she play the correct notes?
11. What does Ying-ying
say when Lena fails to eat every last grain of rice in her bowl?
12. What gift from
Rich does Waverly show to her mother?
13. What material
element does An-mei say is lacking symbolically in Rose’s character?
14. What is the name
of the pendant that Suyuan gives to Jing-mei?
15. What is wrong
with one of the crabs that Suyuan and Jing-mei buy for their New
16. Why does Suyuan
end up not eating any crab at all during the celebration?
17. What does An-mei’s
mother tell her to do rather than cry?
18. What is deceptive
about the necklace that Second Wife gives to An-mei?
19. What measures
does Suyuan take to try to ensure that her twin daughters are returned
to her after the war with Japan?
20. What does Jing-mei
eat for her first meal in China?
21. What distressed
Lindo about her recent trip to China?
22. What is Ying-ying’s
first step in trying to make Lena realize the problems with her
marriage and do something about them?
23. What does An-mei
use as a prop to keep her kitchen table from wobbling?
24. What does Lindo
call Waverly’s psychiatrist?
25. Where does Suyuan
meet her husband, Canning?