The Kitchen God's Wife - Study Guide Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Wen Fu continues to see other women after Min is gone. Winnie becomes increasingly defiant, and predictably, their relationship worsens. To add to the pressure they are under, the war is going badly. The Chinese do not know whom to trust. British and American allies seem to be making decisions that benefit the Japanese and Chinese leaders are acquiescing which causes much humiliation. Jiaguo and Wen Fu, who has a new job in radio communications, leave for Chungking.

While in the market, sirens sound warning people to leave the city through the nearest gate. When the bombing stops, Winnie and Hulan feel lucky to be unscathed and celebrate with a big supper. The planes come every few days to bomb Kunming in the morning and Chungking in the afternoon.

One morning, Winnie and Hulan leave Danru with Auntie Du and go to market. Hulan, who is illiterate...

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