Relationship Between Mothers And Daughters In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

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Amy Tan’s book, The Joy Luck Club, teaches the reader many lessons about family values and trust in one another. The most important lesson is that of the relationship between mothers and daughters. Tan makes important statements about the need daughters have to live up to their mother’s expectations, and their want for love from them. Not only that, she also tries to teach the reader that the connection between a mother and daughter is incredibly strong. An-Mei says to June, “Not know your own mother? How can you say? Your mother is in your bones!” (1, 1, 134). And portrays Tan’s idea of the indivisible mother-daughter link. Mothers and daughters go through hardships together, but love always finds a way to win. A daughter might believe that

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