The Joy Luck Club - Study Guide Part 2, Rose Hsu Jordan, "Half and Half" Summary & Analysis

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Rose's mother, An-Mei Hsu, attends the Chinese Baptist Church until she loses her faith in God. She then uses her white leatherette Bible to prop up a table leg for twenty years. Rose waits for the right moment to tell her mother she and her husband Ted are getting divorced. She fears her mother will tell her to keep trying to save her marriage.

Rose and Ted meet at Berkeley. She likes him for all his differences from the Chinese boys she had dated and her brothers - his brashness, assured attitude angular face and lanky body, and thick arms. He is from Tarrytown, New York. Ted invites Rose to a family reunion by the Golden Gate Park where he introduces her to his family as his girlfriend. Rose did not...

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