American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

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These cultural values shape the outcome of The Joy Luck Club.

New York Times bestselling author, Amy Tan, is one of many great examples who was able to mirror her own values into her bestselling novel, The Kitchen God’s Wife.

The one that does not represent my family as much as the others is “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan....
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Amy Tan's "Mother Tongue"

After reading “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker and “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan I realized that the two stories had the same subject matter: mother and daughter relationships.

Scott Fitzgerald, Two Kinds writer by Amy Tan, and in “Sophistication” by Sherwood Anderson.
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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)....

The author, Tan, has written the books The Joy Luck Club, and The Kitchen God's Wife.
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Amy Tan's Mother Tongue: Summary & Themes - …

I am fascinated by language in daily life.” Amy Tan, an Asian-American writer of the article Mother Tongue loves the different “Englishes” that can be spoken.