“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
― Søren Kierkegaard
As we complete “The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan”, take a moment to recall the authors, literature, and supplemental resources we have analyzed. With any important subject or idea, it is important to reflect on your personal actions and reactions. In so doing, an individual completes the evaluative stage represented in numerous theoretical learning models.
- Consider the questions in the P.R.I.D.E. Chart below. This list represents some of the essential questions, learning targets, etc. from this unit.
- In a well-developed response (6-8 sentences), reflect on the given prompt by referencing one of the given 5 questions.
In regards to personal identity, how does one persevere through adversity and obstacles, as we observed in the mother-daughter relationships? What does The Joy Luck Club teach us about respect as it pertains to identity and/or culture? How does The Joy Luck Club discuss the idea of maintaining cultural integrity? Describe the relationship between the American Dream and Black Americans.
What does The Joy Luck Club teach us about the importance of empathy as it relates to different cultures?