Diary of a Madman and Other Stories - Wondering Where to Turn: Mourning the Dead, Brothers, Divorce Summary & Analysis

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Wondering Where to Turn: Mourning the Dead, Brothers, Divorce Summary

Mourning the Dead is the story of the relationship between the narrator and Zijun. Because they chose to be romantically involved without the acceptance of their families and, it seems, without a marriage, they are shunned by much of their community. They struggle for about a year, with a gradual decline in their relationship. By the time a year is up, the narrator has been thinking about Zijun's death and finally tells her that their relationship is over. He returns home to find that she has returned to her father's home. He is upset that she was not able to go out on her own with the ending of their relationship; instead, she returned to the restricted environment of her youth. He, at times, misses her, but...

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