Amy Tan's A Pair of Tickets: Summary & Analysis


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In 'A Pair of Tickets', where did Jing-Mei and her parents live?

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1. In 'A Pair of Tickets', with whom is Jing-Mei traveling through China?

2. What does Jing-Mei's father reveal that allows Jing-Mei to have a deeper connection to her Chinese family in 'A Pair of Tickets'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'A Pair of Tickets' is the final chapter of the novel The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the plot, characters and purpose of this story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of the following elements in 'A Pair of Tickets':

  • Characters
  • Plot
  • Significance of culture
  • Context of 'A Pair of Tickets' in The Joy Luck Club

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as pilgrimage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 'A Pair of Tickets'
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to answer questions about the characters of 'A Pair of Tickets'

Additional Learning

To learn more about this story, review the following lesson titled, Amy Tan's 'A Pair of Tickets': Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide details of the story 'A Pair of Tickets'
  • Analyze the themes found in the short story
  • Understand the context of 'A Pair of Tickets' in relation to the rest of the book, The Joy Luck Club
  • Discuss importance of culture and heritage as seen in the story