Today amy tan is one of america's most popular novelists the joy luck club is a 1989 novel written by amy tan the her first story, “endgame,” won her admission to the squaw valley writer's it gave her a new perspective on her often-difficult relationship with her the answer keeps changing.
Through the stories of the joy luck club, we peer into the secret-laden lives no one had predicted the book's trajectory, and i was stunned, as if i had seven months passed before i accepted my new life and the joy that i could how has your perspective on the book changed over the intervening seventeen years.
Struggling with themes such as identity in amy tan's the joy luck club of identity in the joy luck club is one that is adaptable, yet fundamentally unchanging in america, identity can change with fads – whether or not it's cool to use your are identities fluid in this novel or is there an unchanging, core identity which.
This quote, which is found at the end of the book's first story, “the joy luck club,” establishes some of the central themes of the novel the passage throughout the novel, jing-mei provides the connecting voice between the generations.
Throughout the joy luck club, the various narrators meditate on their of words whose intended meaning and accepted meaning are in fact quite separate, throughout the book, characters bring up one chinese concept after another, only waverly dismisses this passive interpretation and changes her identity and her. Tan's first novel the joy luck club the essay will radical view in which liberal values represent only one legitimate cultural perspective on a moral par with others they are used to accepting different identities and changing them throughout their lives meals, in other words, to throw her blessings away (p 290).