Both Sexes Relations under the Surveillance
Analysis of Jung Chang’s Wild Swans
Keywords:both sexes relations; surveillance; belief; identity
AbstractFollowing the life of Grandmother, mother, and the author herself, Jung Chang's Wild Swans gives an account of their rough experiences and vividly presents the author's family history, and it contains the individual's joys and sorrows, turbulent history, and complex and unclear human relations. Being along with the ghosts of history, emotions become more concealed and complex, and the presentation of human nature is more intertwined with political culture, power desire. In the author’s plain narrative, both sexes relations is full of tension and deformation. Cultural customs, political power, class status, moral beliefs, and other factors restrict the harmony of both sexes relations, because of which results in that both sexes relations presents an incomprehensible state. Wild Swans is a meditation that is difficult for both sexes to understand each other.
Chang, Jung. (1993). Wild Swan: Three Daughters of China. London: Flamingo.
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