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Water Margin - Chapters 21-25 Summary & Analysis

Shi Nai'an
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Chapters 21-25 Summary

In Chapter 21, Song Jiang kills his wife, Poxi, when she will not return a letter written by Chao Gai. Tang the Ox, however, is arrested for the murder.

In Chapter 22, Tang denies any involvement in Poxi's murder. Song Jiang's friends and family work together to help keep him from being arrested. Brothers Song Qing and Song Jiang decide to seek refuge with Lord Chai.

In Chapter 23, Song Jiang meets Wu Song, a man who isn't treated like Chai's other guests because he has a habit of being a mean drunk. Once he meets Song Jiang, Wu Song's behavior improves. Wu Song goes back to Qinghe County to see his brother. He kills a tiger as he crosses Jingyang Ridge and is made a constable.

In Chapter 24, Wu Song's brother, Wu the Elder, meets up with him at Yanggu. Wu the Elder's wife takes a fancy...

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