Unformatted text preview: The concepts and storyline are so uncommon and unique that its difficult to make a connection with it. In most stories, theres a character or multiple characters that you find a connection with and sort of root them on as the story progresses but I felt nothing but sorry for everyone involved. Is this story a commentary on the society of the time in which it was written? If it is, I dont see it. It could be that I dont fully understand what was going on historically during this time. The characters seemed very one dimensional with as much life as cardboard cut outs. It left me begging for someone to slap Chi-chiao and make her snap out of it to give her a chance for some salvation. Overall, I had trouble finding any enjoyment or satisfaction out of reading The Golden Cangue....
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- Spring '08
- English-language films, American films, Black-and-white films, Suffering, It Was Written, Depressed Eileen Chang