The Kitchen God's Wife - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Winnie did not know when the war started, saying they were kept in the dark about many things and even the newspaper could not be trusted. They shared what news that had at night over supper. Hulan and Jiaguo sat with Winnie and Wen Fu. Jiaguo was ten years older and more powerful than Wen Fu, so Winnie was surprised that he accepted Hulan's scolding – telling him what he should eat, that she had found the book he misplaced, complaining about a stain on his pants. Winnie envied Hulan because her husband seemed so lenient. After supper, the men would play cards. Winnie saw that her husband was popular with the others, although he occasionally scared them and laughed at them as he did her.

Winnie and Hulan often spent afternoons together, taking a picnic and their embroidery to a pavilion behind the monastery. There, they read...

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