Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - The Flower-Sitting Chair Summary & Analysis

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The Flower-Sitting Chair Summary

Now that she is close to being married, Lily is receiving money, jewelry and cloth, in addition to rice and pork for her family and friends. Her father received a new water buffalo making him the richest man in the village. Snow Flower came to sit and sing with Lily. Aunt, still in deep mourning and elder sister came to join them in this final period before marriage. Snow Flower and Lily have been old sames for more than ten years. Madame Wang told stories of wife Wang, married to a lowly butcher, whose own life was so exemplary, she came back reincarnated as a scholarly boy and was rewarded by the entire family by being allowed to transcend to nirvana. Her lesson was that although you cannot change your spouse, living to your own fullest potential will benefit...

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