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The Joy Luck Club Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


An-Mei Hsu - Rose's strong-minded mother

Lindo Jong - Waverly's mother, who wants her daughter to have "American circumstances and Chinese character"

Waverly Jong - A national chess champion as a child; a successful tax attorney as an adult

Rose Hsu Jordan - Daughter of An-Mei Hsu, married to American, Ted Jordan

Lena St. Clair - The daughter of Ying-Ying and an English-Irish father, married to Harold

Ying- Ying St. Clair - A broken woman, who eventually tries to recover her "chi."

Jing-Mei Woo - The daughter of Suyuan Woo, who...

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This section contains 162 words
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