Worksheet: Relationship Between Human Creative Expression and Culture

Worksheet: Relationship Between Human Creative Expression and Culture

Review the article Making Asian American Women Visible: The Joy Luck Club and complete the second table using information provided in this activity. In the first column, identify an example from the article demonstrating how Tan’s novel reflects the experience of a particular ethnic group. Then, in the second column, find an example in the article that appears to be part of universal human experience and not limited to Chinese American culture. Based on the description in the article, what influence might Tan’s novel, and similar artifacts, have on broader American culture? Can you think of another artifact that has had a similar impact