The Question and Answer section for The Joy Luck Club is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Lena and Harold's relationship was built upon a financial arrangement. Technically, it was built on money.
"On her journey she cooed to the swan: “In America I will have a daughter just like me. But over there nobody will say her worth is measured by the loudness of her husband’s belch. Over there nobody will look down on her, because I...