Book: Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club Be sure to give
strong, defensible support for your answers by using direct quotes from the novel.
Why do characters in this novel often choose to communicate through the use of stories
rather than communicating directly to one another?
- What is the significance of food in this novel and what foods are most significant?
The Joy Luck Club is a novel that is both a bestseller and is popular among critics. What,
in your opinion, makes this novel so popular?
Compare and contrast the Chinese-American culture found in this novel to your own