But after playing she realized she should have correct her mistakes. She wants to be an independent girl and basically not depend on her mother. The mother pushes her daughter to become a prodigy of some sort, her daughter does try to follow her mother 's orders but has she gets older she realizes she wants to find her own self and not to be what her mother wants her to be. There are many social forces that exert influences on people. .
Suyuan believed that America is where her dreams will be fulfilled. Mothers sometimes just don't understand that some girls or even boys want to be independent in life and that they don't want to follow their roots or the traditions that their families may have. A strong message like this makes us reflect on our own lives and relationships with the ones we love. ? I think that this story is a great short story. I wish I were dead! Some girls just follow their senses and end up being great and famous people in life. Suyuan invites the members of her mah-jongg club, The Joy Luck Club, to watch her daughter play the piano.
Amy performs on stage and she is very confident that she will do well. American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club An author's cultural background can play a large part in the authors writing. Jing-Mei's mother has a high standard for her, she wants her daughter to become a prodigy, and as the story keeps going, Jing-Mei realizes that she is not what her mother wants her to be. Since the mother wanted Jing-Mei to be a prodigy she started to look on magazines searching for american stories of prodigy children. Instead of giving instruction of how to solve a family issue, the author chooses to write a narrative diary containing her true feeling toward events during her childhood, which offers reader not only a clear account, but insight on how the narrat. But in my opinion, the story is mostly based on the daughter and the mother. The conflict results in a rebellious independence.
During this period Tan learned that her mother had been married before, to an abusive husband in China. However, if you wish to know what this is, you will simply have to read it for yourself. Amy began written books at the age of 33. Along with these elements, there is usually some sort of symbolism within the story. The story centers around her mother's quest to find what will make Jing-Mei a prodigy - for in America, you can be anything. What child would not like the focus to be placed on them? She lives with her mother, Suyuan Woo, who wish to achieve the American Dream and wants Jing-Mei to be successful prodigy. I agree with the idea that the mother wants Jing-Mei, to don´t suffer as much as she did but I think that pushing the idea to be a prodigy in the piano when you're not is disastrous.
But as time has passed, we have encountered another group that is being discriminated against: homosexuals. Just like Jing-Mei, I have had influences brought in to my daily life that may not seem completely traditional in the eyes of an American. However, June is determined to fight Suyuan every step of the way, even expressing the wish that her mother were dead over an argument about the two kinds of daughters. It is a story that describes a real life situation and I recommend it to any person. This is the theme of the story, conflicting values. She trades housecleaning services with Mr.
In this case is the piano, the mother finds a man named Mr. In a society that values individuality, the daughter sought to be an individual, while her mother demanded she do what was suggested. With a deaf piano teacher this dream might be difficult to accomplish and more if Jing-Mei has lost her hopes in becoming famous. Amy Tan is a writer that focuses and writes a lot about mother-child relationships. Amy defends her mother's 'Broken' English by the fact that she is Chinese and that the 'Simple' English spoken in her family 'Has become a language of intimacy, a different sort of English that relates to family talk' 36.
Amy refuses and keeps telling her mom that she is not a genius and she is not as talented as her mother may think. The mother on the other hand goes to all lengths to try to find her daughters talents. Most of these relationships are complicated since each person has their own tastes, expectations, and plans. I think that this story is a great short story. Jing Mei is a Chinese girl with a very intense mother that wants her to become the best at something so she can become famous.
Many stories have a protagonist and an antagonist as well as other key characters. Losing her family in China, she now hopes to recapture part of her loss through her daughter. There is nothing wrong in following your mind and doing what actually makes you happy. The conflict between Jing Mei and her mother represents the conflict of the two generation of Chinese immigrants in pursuing their. She places unreasonable expectations on the shoulders of her young, tender daughter.