Last Name 1 Student’s Name: Instructor’s Name: Course: Date: Novel Introduction In the novel, “The Bridegroom” by Ha Jin gives a storyline by a family that has different members who are faced with social issues surrounding every member differently. The story is a set in the surroundings of sewing factory that is located in north-eastern part of China. Beina’s foster father, Old Cheng being the chief security worries about the relationship when the two get married and eight months later there is no sign of a child. Later, Baowen gets involved in a homosexual scandal that affects the family relationship. The case, however, gets solved in their favour as insanity becomes his central defence. Other events follow as the society is being concerned with the direction different people are taking to salvage the positions they find themselves. The discussion will look at the various ways in which different characters react to a given piece of information and how such scenarios are similar and different. The reactions vary depending on the influence that each member of society has in the new culture How the First Character Handles it The first character to look at is Old Cheng. His expressions are mixed reactions depending on the different occasions facing those who surround him. Being the voice of the plot, he gets to express his feelings of anguish on matters surrounding the daughter. He is worried
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