The Question and Answer section for The Joy Luck Club is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Basically June's mother wants her daughter to become something she is not. She tries to make June into a piano prodigy thinking this reflects well on the family name. June does not want this. She also tries to mould June into taking her place as...
Rose says that she lost faith in Ted's love and devotion. Ted phoning to ask for a divorce might have had something to do with it too.
Lindo is willing to face a loveless marriage in order to keep her parent's honour. Her family treats her well after she agrees to this. They are uncharacteristically nice to her.