Final project | English | San Jose State University

 Read the 16 stories in the novel and trace the development of the relationships of the four pairs of mothers and daughters.  Pay particular attention to the following:

1. How the relationships change throughout the novel
2. How the pairs learn to overcome their differences
3. How each character learns to fight through their obstacles
4. How each character learns to value the culture of the mother and of the daughter

Choose one of the following projects to demonstrate your analysis.  All text must be submitted to turnitin.com in addition to project submission here.

  • Soundtrack to each pair’s story with written analysis of why the songs are appropriate
  • Webquest with working links for other students to learn what you have learned about The Joy Luck Club