The Miniature of The Second Sex in The Joy Luck Club

Jiani Sun


The Joy Luck Club written by Amy Tan describes the stories of four mothers and daughters in which the concept the
Other raised by Simon de Beauvoir in The Second Sex is indicated as they fought for themselves.


Feminism; Gender Equality; Independence; Awakening

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v10i2.2298


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