Three writing assignment will be due upon the novels conclusion:
Students will be asked to discuss Jasmine’s ability to reinvent her. How does she integrate the Indian way of thinking and the American way?
Students will also be asked to discuss the narrative style of the novel. How does the narrative style affect the overall theme of the novel?
How is motherhood constructed in Jasmine? Are there similarities among the women in The Joy Luck Club and those in Jasmine?
“Black women whose ancestors were brought to the United States beginning 1619 have lived through conditions of cruelty so horrible, so bizarre, the women had to reinvent themselves”