The Death of Woman Wang - The Feud Summary & Analysis

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The Feud Summary and Analysis

P'u Sung-ling, the writer, tells the story of when he gets married. His father contracts a marriage for him when he is 10 years old to a girl of about the same age. A few years later, P'u Sung-ling marries the girl. The wives of his brothers are jealous of his new wife and harass her. Finally, the father is forced to divide up the collective family household for the sake of keeping the peace. P'u Sung-ling and his wife get only a small plot of land, a run-down cottage, and some stored grain. This sort of fight is reflected in the intense family and intra-family violence in the stories by P'u Sung-ling. In the story, "Ts'ui Meng," which translates as, the violent one, this man is named to reflect how tough and violent he is even as a child...

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