The Question and Answer section for The Joy Luck Club is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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.
I think the mother daughter tension is largely based on cultural tradition, misunderstandings and a refusal to understand each other's feelings. Jing Mei does not consider that her mother's tragic past has made her into who she is. June only...
Are you referring to Lena St. Clair?