Echoes of Endurance In Amy Tan’s The Kitchen God’s Wife
Amy Ruth Tan garnered immense accolade as a renowned writer amidst contemporary Asian American novelist with the rendition of her debut work, The Joy Luck Club (1989). Tan’s writings are striking revelations of Asian immigrant experience in America. Her explication of universal representations travel beyond cultural and ideological boundaries. The fictional demonstration in Tan’s work comprehend the events in her own life. Her maternal familial dissension and debacle exerted tenacious influence in her vital compositions. She intentionally provides engaging images of mother daughter relationship in her novels through uncompromising depiction of Chinese culture and its ardent influence on women.
Tan’s efficiency in her fictional compositions extend from revealing stories to the intricacies of life evoking endurance and pursuit for sustenance. Glimpses of realism and shadows of authenticity leap comfortably from her laudable novel The Kitchen God’s Wife (1991). The work radiates the endurance of a women by ceaselessly unravelling her perseverance and determination midst perilous and menacing relationships set against oppressing familial ambience.
The paper aims to echo the incessant endurance of Winnie, the central character of the novel. Her unflinching competency to defy patriarchy, which is poignantly sketched with beastly stain suffusing through the glare of hope gains adoration in the paper.