The Concubine's Children: Portrait of a Family Divided Setting & Symbolism

Denise Chong
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Chang Bar Gin

The small Chinese village where Chan Sam and his family lived.

Granville Street

Where Chan Sam was awaiting May-ying's arrival when her ship docked in Canada.

Vancouver

The Canadian city where May-ying and Chan Sam met for the first time.

Blue Funnel Steamship

The ship on which May-ying arrived in Canada.

Peking House

The teahouse where May-ying worked upon her arrival to Vancouver in order to repay the cost of her passage from China and her documents for entry into Canada.

Canton House

Where May-ying was working when Hing became ill.

Royal Hotel

Where Hing moved with her parents upon her father's return from China in 1937.

The Municipal Library

Where Hing spent a great deal of time when her home situation became particularly squalid or unbearable.

Britannia High School

Where Hing attended.

Prince George

Where Hing, John and their family move for John's job.

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