Prompt: It has often been said that what we value can be determined only by what we sacrifice. Consider how this statement applies to a character from The Joy Luck Club. Select a character that has deliberately sacrificed, surrendered, or forfeited something in a way that highlights that characters values. Then write a well-organized essay in which you analyze how the particular sacrifice illuminates the characters values and provides a deeper understanding of the meaning of the work as a whole.
Character Chosen: An Mei\’s mother