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Classic Chinese Stories Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Classic Chinese Stories

Lu Xun (1881-1936) is regarded as the founder of modern Chinese literature and used his pen in these short stories to expose the state of things in the early 20th century, before the advent of communism.
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Chapter Analysis of Classic Chinese Stories

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   general liberal/left wing activism    -   racism!!!!    -   fighting for free speech/press    -   fighting discrim. (other than racial/gender) Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Outside culture (society)    -   Chinese Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Pearls of wisdom from homeless?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Chinese

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   China Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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