Essays Tagged: "Waverly"

Medevil Famine

highprice of food was a result of the poor harvests from both the 1042 winter andsummer crops. From Waverly in England and Angers in France, to St. Gall inSwitzerland and Gembloux in Belgium, reports ...

(6 pages) 67 0 3.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A short summary of the stories in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club.

ing events that happened to any of the women associated with the Joy Luck Club was what happened to Waverly's grandmother._____Upon visiting and honoring her dead husband's shrine, she was invited to ... give her work. The family of her husband even prevented her from seeing her daughter Lindo, who was Waverly's mother. She was effectively cut off from the rest of the world. After Waverly's grandmothe ...

(2 pages) 121 2 4.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Divide from within This essay is about generation gaps of the characteres in the book J"oyluck club" by Amy Tam.

the book Joy Luck Club written by Amy Tan, the characters, Jing-mei "June" Woo, Rose Hsu Jordan and Waverly Jong experience a great deal of parental experience that impact their lives and change their ... might seem like bragging, it actually perpetrates pressure and high expectations from her daughter Waverly to perform best at chess and maintain this talent throughout Waverly's life, after all Waver ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan.

in the book are caused by a clash of the strong willed Chinese, and revolutionary American cultures.Waverly's mom, Lindo, is the proud parent of a young chess prodigy. She takes great pride in Waverly ... digy. She takes great pride in Waverly's success at the art of chess. But a conflict arises because Waverly is embarrassed whenever her mom shows her off in public. One day Waverly finally explodes at ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Sketch on Lindo Jong, from "The Joy Luck Club".

two sons, Winston and Preston because it reminded her of money. Lindo's youngest daughter was named Waverly. Waverly ended up taking a keen liking in the game of Chess. She played it so often that she ... t she eventually was asked to compete in tournaments where she won every one of them. Quite quickly Waverly became the youngest Chess player at that level in competition. She was even printed on magaz ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Civil Rights Interview

erson (from the 1950's until the present)Introduction: Hello my name is Dale and I am here with Mr. Waverly Jefferson. He is 60 years old. Mr. Jefferson was born to Mr. Waverly and Uleha Jefferson in ... onclusion: I am now finished with my interview so I'm now going to conclude. My interviewee was Mr. Waverly Jefferson his my neighbor he's 60 years old he was on September 2, 1942 in Hungerford, TX he ...

(28 pages) 109 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Joy-luck Club" a book/movie review

in mostly Chinese households, they also identify with and feel at home in modern American culture. Waverly, Rose, and Lena all have white boyfriends or husbands, and they regard many of their mothers ... insisting that her Chinese identity was limited only to her external features. Lindo meditates that Waverly would have clapped her hands for joy during her teen years if her mother had told her that s ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Joy Luck Club

, written by Amy Tan, this is portrayed in mother-daughter relationships. Lindo Jong tries to teach Waverly, her daughter, about all the Chinese values, beliefs, and traditions. Waverly is affected gr ... es what it means to be Chinese, she is able to find her own self-identity.Lindo Jong tries to teach Waverly about many values, beliefs and traditions of the Chinese culture. In the first story, "The R ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance of Certain Traditional Chinese Beliefs in Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club"

e daughters believe that their mothers have some sort of supernatural power over them. For example, Waverly thinks that her mother will somehow make Waverly see flaws in all of the men she comes to lo ... the mother and the daughter. There is even a degree of Yin and Yang in the rivalry between June and Waverly. They are opposites in their competition with one another, but they have the same childhood ...

(9 pages) 66 2 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mother/Daughter Relationships In The Joy Luck Club

ymbolism. An example of one mother/daughter relationship in the Joy Luck Club, is that of Lindo and Waverly Jong.One of the main themes highlighted in the relationship of between Lindo and Waverly Jon ... d in the relationship of between Lindo and Waverly Jong, is that of parent/child conflict.Lindo and Waverly were both brought up in different cultures. Lindo, experienced a rich Chinese upbringing whe ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.7 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Joy Luck CLub

Mei Hsu, Lindo Jong, Ying-ying St.Clair. The Daughters: Jing-mei "June" Woo, Rose Hsu Jordan, Waverly Jong, Lena St. Clair.Suyuan Woo, June's mother is a very uptight woman who rarely has to say ... mily and had close bonds with each member. She is kind, yet has an attitude of small things. Waverly Jong, grew up as a pressured child playing chess, and the piano. Grew up to become an indepe ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.3 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Joy Luck Club - Conflict

There are many prominent conflicts seen in The Joy Luck Club. Two of which I've chosen are between Waverly and Lindo, and between June and Waverly.The first prominent conflict within this novel deals ... and Waverly.The first prominent conflict within this novel deals with Waverly and her mother Lindo. Waverly feels as though her mother is attempting to ruin her life by causing her to "see black where ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

mes" that relay on each other are:Suyuan Woo ( Jing Mei WooAn-Mei Hsu ( Rose Hsu JordanLindo Jong ( Waverly JongSuyuan Woo and Jing Mei Woo: Suyuan Woo and Jing Mei have strong mindsand noble hearts. ... ial PietyThe Mothers and DaughtersSUYUAN WOO = JING MEI WOOAN MEI HSU = ROSE HSU JORDANLINDO JONG = WAVERLY JONGYING YING= LENA ST.CLAIR

(2 pages) 21 0 3.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Identity Crisis in Amy Tan's "Joy Luck Club"

and American identities within herself and becomes truly comfortable in her own skin.Lindo Jong and Waverly Jong seem to be the characters with the most inner strength but also struggle with their con ... ers in this book, she was ultimately true to herself by finding a very clever way out. Her daughter Waverly also was very strong and became a champion chess player at a very young age. Her mother, Lin ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Scarlet letter

Tin Jong after she immigrated to the United States. They had three children: Winston, Vincent, and Waverly. When Waverly was born, Lindo became dissatisfied with her life because she wanted things to ... averly was born, Lindo became dissatisfied with her life because she wanted things to be better for Waverly. Lindo wanted Waverly to enjoy American opportunities, but she also wanted her to have Chine ...

(1 pages) 316 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Joy luck club

people.We can find some of the examples about the differences in etiquette in "Four Direction" that Waverly Jong wrote. When Rich, who is Waverly's fiancée, was invited by her family for dinner ... uld give them the message that I don't like the dinner that they have prepared for me. In the book, Waverly said that her parents did not even own wineglasses. This means that Waverly's parents most l ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Joy Luck Club--Rich's Faux Pas.

rences between cultures, which are also big parts of understanding the traditional Chinese mothers. Waverly anticipates that Lindo will dislike her fiancé Rich, since his faux pas in the dinner ... fiancé Rich, since his faux pas in the dinner reveals their conflicts on cultural background.Waverly tries to introduce Rich in the family dinner; however, the dinner goes horribly, as Rich tri ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Queen Mother of the Western Skies

e Chapter called "Double Face" where both mother and daughter are getting ready in a hair salon for Waverly's wedding. The hairdresser notices they both have "broken" noses, and Waverly mentions that ...

(2 pages) 558 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison on immigrant mothers experience in the short stories Rules of the Game" by Amy Tan, and "Who's Irish" by Gish Jen

e mother-daughter relationship and a gap with culture.In "Rules of the Game", Amy Tan's narrator is Waverly Jong. Waverly is forced throughout the story to discover what game she is playing, and what ... y to discover what game she is playing, and what rules she must follow in order to succeed in life. Waverly's chess playing becomes a metaphor for her struggle with her greatest opponent, her mother. ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

"Double Face" analysis from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

uble Face" of The Joy Luck Club, Lindo Jong recounts her journey coming into America as she sits in Waverly's hairstylist, Mr. Rory's, chair, preparing for Waverly's second wedding. The symbolism surr ... s hairstylist, Mr. Rory's, chair, preparing for Waverly's second wedding. The symbolism surrounding Waverly and her mother's conversation through the salon mirror subtly imply an underlying theme of a ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature