Essays Tagged: "Mei"

Traffic Light Sequences

MEI Mechanics-1 Maths course-workAn investigation into automatic Traffic LightsTable of contents 2In ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

this essay is about how america suppreses minorities and how its evident in the Amy Tan story "Two Kinds" and the story "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fishfight in Heaven"

. You could become rich. You could become instantly famous." These are some of the dreams that Jing-Mei's mother in Amy Tan's Two Kinds has of America. She is not alone. Millions of people come to Ame ... up resenting her mom for all the pressure, and does everything in her power not to be the best.Jing-Mei after all the years was always a disappointment in her mother's eyes. Jing-Mei's mother came to ...

(5 pages) 160 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary of the chapters...

The Joy Luck Club1/6/03Ch1Jing-Mei Woo: The Joy Luck Club In this chapter we are introduced to the Joy Luck Club which origi ... chapter we are introduced to the Joy Luck Club which originated all the way back in China when Jing-Mei Woo's mother Suyuan was in the city of Kweilin. At the Joy Luck Club a group of old Chinese wome ... me of Mah-Jong. At the Joy Luck Club there are 4 major members, Lindo Jong, Ying-ying St. Clair, An-Mei Hsu, and Suyuan Woo. In the beginning of the chapter we learn that Suyuan has died and Canning W ...

(8 pages) 88 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

eving these features. Similarly, in 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 ... o act accordingly to this opinion he or she begins to lose to think for him or herself. Although An-Mei wanted to raise her daughter exactly opposite to how she was raised, Rose turned out like her. S ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan: mother and daughter relationships.

nt; through this the mothers improve their relationships with their daughters.Firstly, the story An-Mei Hsu demonstrates that even the tinniest of motherly/daughterly acts can greatly alter perception ... e tinniest of motherly/daughterly acts can greatly alter perception. At a very young age, little An-Mei has been taught to deny her mother the slightest bit of kindest, and shows great hostility towar ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Two Kinds" by Amy Tan.

tly, they have been the one to love us when we needed it the most. In "Two Kinds," by Amy Tan, Jing-mei is a young daughter of a Chinese immigrant. Growing up she had to endure being raised by an over ... how to become a woman on her own terms. Throughout the story, her mother repeatedly pressures Jing-mei to be something that she is not. She wants Jing-mei to somehow become a prodigy child. However, ...

(4 pages) 217 0 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Amy Tan's "Two Kinds".

ween a Chinese immigrant mother and a first-generation American daughter. Throughout the text, Jing-mei's mother continually pushes her to become a prodigy. She is so obsessive of her daughter's excel ... bsessive of her daughter's excellence, that she does not see the emotional damage she creates. Jing-mei reacts negatively to the pressure. She becomes indifferent, angry, excited and hopeful; her emot ...

(2 pages) 152 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss how The Joy Luck Club deals with the generation gap between mothers and daughters.

life. It is divided into four sections, the first and last are told by the three mothers and Jing - Mei Woo who's in charge of telling her mother's story after her recent death, and then the second an ... cent death, and then the second and third sections are told by the four daughters (including Jing - Mei Woo). Each of the mothers have two episodes in the book, same as the daughters, with the excepti ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Joy Luck Club. An essay comparing and contrasting the differences of American and Chinese culture through the book by Amy Tan.

hinese families who immigrate to the States, taking advantage of "The Better Life". As said by Jing-Mei, "My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America." (Pg 141), her mother wa ...

(6 pages) 145 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Two kinds by amy tam

the book "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan--is a story about a mother who always has a wish that Jing-Mei, her nine-year-old daughter, would become a prodigy. Coming to America with only two bare hands ... e a prodigy. Coming to America with only two bare hands left after losing everything in China, Jing-Mei's mother doesn't hesitate to start the life all over again by cleaning people's houses. Moreover ...

(14 pages) 181 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

hinese heritage with her American surroundings. Indeed, this reconciliation is the very aim of Jing-mei's journey to China. While the daughters in the novel are genetically Chinese (except for Lena, w ... alk around the house with her eyes opened as far as possible so as to make them look European. Jing-mei denied during adolescence that she had any internal Chinese aspects, insisting that her Chinese ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Die Geslaagdheid van Vertaalde Reklame

e ondersoek met die hulp van gepaste voorbeelde. Vir hierdie studie is die Huisgenoot en You van 20 Mei gebruik omdat dit dieselfde reklame bevat, met die Engelse vertaling in You en die Afrikaans in ... Vir hierdie ondersoek sal daar dan 'n seleksie van advertensies vanuit die You en Huisgenoot van 20 Mei ondersoek word met betrekking tot die boodskap en die taalgebruik in die betrokke advertensies, ...

(10 pages) 18 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Joy Luck Club

fs of their daughters. The first relationship that will be discussed is the relationship between An-mei Hsu and her brief relationship with her mother in China. An-Mei first describes her mother as a ... ns to her after she had been gone for nearly five years. After leaving her other family members, An-Mei is taken to a strange, but wealthy house where she discovers her mothers relationship with a man ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Everyday Use" and "A Pair of Tickets"

She has false thoughts of her heritage. In "A Pair of Tickets," the author, Amy Tan, describes Jing Mei's change in her view of her Chinese heritage during her travel to China. Although both of the au ... in characters do, say and think, while Amy Tan handles this material by mostly portraying what Jing Mei sees, hears and thinks. First of all, how the mother, the narrator of "Everyday Use," and ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


his paper consists of two separated parts. Part one is using the selected "diamand model" of Korean MEI cluster, to discuss the roles played by competitiveness and technology in shaping the scope of i ... ade associations and educational institutions with which they interact.The revitalization of Korean MEI cluster1. Background:Korean MEI is concentrated in two regions: capital and South-Eastern region ...

(17 pages) 946 2 3.2 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Comparison of democratic consolidation in Argentina and Kenya

Bertelsmann Stiftung. 2005, Argentina, Bertlemans Transformation Index, Viewed 12 Mei 2005, <>Bertelsmann Stif ... 96.0.html?&L=1>Bertelsmann Stiftung. 2005, Kenya, Bertlemans Transformation Index, Viewed 12 Mei 2005, Pereira, Luis Car ... Comparisons" in Pastor, ed., Democracy inthe Americas: Stopping the Pendulum (New York: Holmes and Meier).Linz, Juan and Alfred Stepan. 1996. Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Sout ...

(1 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A Letter to Amy Tan - "Joy Luck Club"

ago, I picked up your book during my monthly visit to Barnes and Noble and met my other self, Jing-mei Woo, or June (her American name). She was everything I am, a confused and out of place little gi ... is feigned all-American identity is incomplete and became interested in my Chinese heritage as Jing-mei discovered hers. I found an identity embodying the two cultures and appreciated the complexity a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Joy Luck Club" - Appearance and Reality

bones” (pg. 19).The role of appearance being deceptive is very crucial in this novel. When An-mei went with her mother who was a concubine in Wu-Tsing’s house, Second Wife of Wu-Tsing gave ... er who was a concubine in Wu-Tsing’s house, Second Wife of Wu-Tsing gave An-mei a necklace. An-mei’s mother realized that that the pearls were fake and crushed them right in front of An-mei. ...

(5 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Listen To Your Mother--Joy Luck Club

values that will protect them from their own devastating life tragedies.In the stories told by Jing-Mei, Tan weaves in flashbacks and memories of Jing-Mei's own childhood experiences, including storie ... o twin babies behind on the side of the road in hopes they might have a chance at a good life. Jing-Mei recalls that her mother "had come here in 1949 after losing everything in China... but she never ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Joy Luck CLub

d minor characters: The novel consists of 8 major and minor characters. The Mothers: Suyuan Woo, An-Mei Hsu, Lindo Jong, Ying-ying St.Clair. The Daughters: Jing-mei "June" Woo, Rose Hsu Jordan, ... however very observant and reflects greatly on the past. Very opinionated about most everything.An-Mei Hsu, a close friend of Suyuan Woo, and member of the Joy Luck Club. Very easy going with a good ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.3 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American