Battle Hymn And The Joy Luck Club

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The relationships between the mothers and daughters in both Amy Chua’s memoir Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom and Amy Tan’s novel The Joy Luck Club differ in their own ways. In Chua’s memoir we can see that the story is in her point of view as a mother who is raising her daughter Lulu to play the violin. In Tan’s novel she is a child of a strict mother who forces her to play the piano. The different interactions between the mother and daughter in these two excerpt allow us to see the full relationship between them. In Amy Chua’s excerpt from “The Violin,” we read through the view of the mother, Amy Chua, as she has her daughter practice the violin both with an instructor as well as at home with Chua. The tone of mother Chua seems to have a
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