Gold Boy, Emerald Girl: Stories - Gold Boy, Emerald Girl Summary & Analysis

Yiyun Li
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Gold Boy, Emerald Girl Summary

Siyu is a woman in her late thirties who has never been married. Siyu has been raised by her father who remarried only after his daughter had been old enough to leave for college. Siyu goes on a date with Hanfeng, the only son of her favorite college professor who has recently returned to China from America. Neither has ever been married and it is clear to both that the professor wants them to marry one another. However, their first date does not go well. Hanfeng is not interested in ever marrying and Siyu is only on the date to please her professor.

They speak of Professor Dai throughout the date. Hanfeng is annoyed by his mother and her desire to learn to play the piano so that she can play with him. Hanfeng feels as though...

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