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Cheuh-hsin suffers greatly, because he has never been able to stand up for himself. He is a big believer in filial piety, and he has always been willing to do what his elders tell him to do, even when his own dreams are sacrificed. For example, Chueh-hsin wanted to marry his cousin Mei and pursue a career in scientific academia, but his grandfather arranged a marriage with Jui-cheuh and got him a job in town. Chueh-hsin accepted the marriage and job quietly, but they have eaten away at him.

Cheuh-hsin becomes very frustrated and distraught at times, but his frustration melts into tears and weeping instead of propelling him to action. He is ashamed of himself for not standing up for the women he loves, but he cannot get himself to do anything about it except for apologize. He feels trapped by his situation in life. When Cheuh-hsin...

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