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The Joy Luck Club

The Joy Luck Club


by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club: Slightly Less Little Women Quiz

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Q. How does Jing-mei feel about her mother?

She despised her
Her mother was everything to her
She never felt like she really knew her
She gives her kudos for making it through that whole birthing incident
Q. What do Ying-ying, Lindo and An-mei all have?

Misspelled incoming mail
Young lovers
Q. How many different characters share their story in this book?

Whom do we appreciate?
Q. What happens when Jing-mei sees her sisters?

They do not get along
It suddenly dawns on her that she hasn’t seen or spoken to a man in 300 pages
She turns and leaves without meeting them
They instantly hug and cry
Q. What does Jing-mei’s journey make her feel?

That she has disappointed her mother
That she has grown closer to her mother
That China is her real home
That she’d be having more fun if she had gone with that Mediterranean cruise