If the way to be successful in life is self control and inner invisible strength would you do it ? Amy Tan's Rules of the Game is a short story about Waverly Place Jong , a girl who became a national chess champion at age 10. Invisible strength is the self control of the mind. In the beginning of this short story, Waverly had no clue about chess and its rules, but throughout the story, her mother is constantly teaching her about the "art of invisible strength" with chess rules and knowledge. Waverly's mother uses the art of invisible strength as a "strategy for winning arguments, respect from others, and eventually.. chess games".
Being passionate about something such as a sport, music, or even a videogame is a good feeling. It makes you ambitious and enthusiastic about whatever you feel passionate about. In Rules of the Game by Amy Tan, Waverly becomes passionate about chess after her brothers receive a chessboard for Christmas; her mom brags about how Waverly is her daughter to other people using her to show off. Waverly deserves credit for her success in chess, not her mom because her mom did nothing but provide Waverly with necessities. Waverly earns her success in chess through hard work all on her own while developing invisible strength that allows Waverly to succeed in chess.
Short Story Analysis: Two Kinds In America, you can be anything you want according to Junes mother Suyuan. The story “Two Kinds” is about a young girl named June whose mother tries just about everything in her power to make her daughter into a child prodigy. The mother Suyuan moved to America from China after losing everything including her twin daughters, and is now pushing her only daughter June almost every day to become big in any field of talent she can. While experimenting these different fields, June finds herself not being able to be the best at them and feels as though her mother does not like her as she is and that she will never be able to make her proud. The author of “Two Kinds”, Amy Tan creates a touching story by making the mother a static protagonist because she tries to make her daughter into someone she’s not, puts pressure and emotional stress on the main character, and doesn’t accept her daughter for who she already is.
“Rules of the Game” is a charming tale about a six-year old Chinese-American turned chess prodigy. At first the story seems a straight forward legend about an extraordinary little girl, but is actually centered more on the people surrounding Waverly whereas Waverly herself is a viewpoint character. Just as well, Waverly is the perfect character to give readers an intimate tour of Amy Tan’s crafted world. Waverly, as a child who regards Chinatown as her favorite play area and who regularly explores the back alleys of restaurants and curio shops, gives Tan literary mobility to probe San Francisco’s Chinatown both physically and culturally; her unrestricted liberty exempts Tan from logistic restrictions in creating a creative, yet realistic, story. Additionally, Waverly has the literary fortune of being a child of Chinese immigrants in a story detailing the lives of
The great question is if the book is more exciting and more impacting than the movie. The hunger games is a book written by Suzanne Collins who is known as the New York Times bestselling author. This is about a girl named Katniss Everdeen who’s father died leaving her with her mother and her little sister prim to defend themselves alone. During that time Katniss had to be a mother and a brave sister for Primrose.Then one day every year they do the reaping for the hunger games. They choose one girl and one boy from each district for the hunger games.
Do you yourself believe you could play the game of life by following the original rules or switching it up? As i read through the story, “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan, it informs me of so many different personalities and desires between these mothers and daughters. A certain set of mothers and daughters were Waverly and her mother Lindo Jong. Waverly and her mother have these personalities that might remind one of the abilities of chess board pieces because Lindo is like a pawn that knows her limits, Waverly acts as a Knight by being different from her mother but wanting to have the same result, and Lindo has the power of self control, knowing when to go and when not to go like the Queen, the most important piece in chess. Lindo was raised
Before Alexa knew who was working against her, she solved the clues hidden in her mother’s spyglass and read a certain page of Warvold’s favorite book first. With this, the fable that Warvold told her before he died struck the realization of Alexa, in this way, she found out that the clues in her mother’s spyglass shows “Elephant + Worship =
The Fault in Our Stars is a beautiful novel written by John Green. This story takes place in Amsterdam and Indianapolis, where it 's based mainly on two characters, Hazel, and Augustus. Hazel is facing stage four Thyroid cancer, and Augustus suffers from osteosarcoma, another form of cancer. Hazel is a very heartwarming character who never gives up no matter what, but like most teenagers, she dislikes doing what her parents believe is good for her. Her parents tried convincing her to attend a support group, but she just didn 't buy it until one day her mom forces her to go.
The writer states,“ And then one day my mother was watching the Ed Sullivan Show on TV. She seemed entrance by the music, a frenzied little piano piece with a mesmerizing quality. She was proudly modest, like a proper Chinese Child. And she also didi a fancy sweep of a curtsy, so that the fluffy skirt of her white dress cascaded to the floor like petals of a large carnation.” The quote means, Amy’s mom hoped one day she want to see her daughter can stand on TV, and Amy’s mom forced her to study piano lesson, actually Amy’s family is not very rich, but Amy’s mom uses lots of money still tries to give her better lives, because Amy’s mom thinks everyone could be anything to be, she put all of energy on her. Similarly, in the story “Tiger’s Moms” by Annie Murphy Paul.
On the other hand, Alexis’s and Kasey’s parents would either get into a major family fight that will affect their children, or they will get a divorce. Afterwards, they will be alone with their mom, and Kasey’s physical changes will become worse, and the house will have many dramatic changes. I would recommend “Bad Girls Don’t Die” to anyone that likes to read horror-fiction novels. Based on reading this book, it was very good, and the qualities were incorporated smoothly throughout every chapter. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate this book a nine.
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.
Nothing is worse than being told something that has been kept from you, “Secrets”. The world is full of secrets and as soon as you get your mind wrapped around one, it’s hard to let go. Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber, give us another perspective of trials and tribulations, this time dealing with secrets. In Carter’s fairy tale, she introduces a seventeen year old pianist and her journey to the “Castle of Murder”. Being half her husband’s age and he already going through three marriages, the girl’s mother couldn’t help but to respect her decision.