Gutierrez 1Gutierrez, Evelyn Mrs. PopeEnglish 5-6 Honors Period 822 November 2017Note card for The Kitchen God’s Wife 1. Title & Genre: The Kitchen God’s Wife, novel2. Author: Amy Tan3. Main Character’s & Descriptions: Winnie Louie/Jiang Weiliborn in Shanghai China lives a harsh life. Her mother abandons her and her father sends her away to live with her uncle, whom she barely knows. She finds a husband there but doesn’t know much about him which leads to problems. She is strong willed and a good woman which helps her survive her abusive marriage. Weili then meets a guy, who gives her the english name of Winnie, and they fall in love. This mans name is Jimmy Louie. He helps her in so many ways, they later get together and move to America. Pearl is the daughter of Winnie Louie and Wen Fu. She is raised by Winnie and Jimmy Louie in America and she later moves away with her husband, Phil, and has two little girls. Pearl doesn’t really feel connected with her mother and she keeps her multiple sclerosis a secret from her mother. Although Pearl is fully Chinese, she sees herself as more American which is probably why she doesn’t really feel connected with her mother. Wen Fu is a rich man and is Jian Weili’s first husband, this marriage it isn’t a wonderful one. Wen Fu is a man who enjoys pain. He is a man no woman should ever have but Weili got stuck with him for some reason. Wen Fu is a liar who used his dead brother to get into the Chinese military. Wen Fu is not a kind man, he is mean and rude, he only thinks of himself, at first he will come off as sweet and caring but in the end he is just a big fat meanie.