The_Kitchen_Gods_Wife_-Writing_prompt-_By_Andjela_L. - Winnie\u2019s Life Timeline Jiang Weili was born in the year 1918 in Shanghai China to a wealthy

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Winnie’s Life Timeline Jiang Weili was born in the year 1918 in Shanghai, China to a wealthy family and home. Weili and her family are known for their wealth, success, and status because of her father, whom is the man of the home. Weili’s father is Jiang Sao-yen, the dignified, successful business owner of the Five Phoenixes Textile Factories in Shanghai. Jiang Sao-yen continued to grow wealthier and wealthier through his exports. Sao-yen became wealthy enough that he was able to marry many wives. Sao-yen’s wealth allowed him to afford a factory and the largest house on the island of Tsungming for his less fortunate younger brother. While Weili’s mother had been the beautiful and educated second-ranking wife of Jiang. Sao-yen’s other wives referred to her as Sao- yen’s “double-second” wife though, because after Sao-yen’s first wife passed away he remarried. Then when he wouldn’t make his actual second wife his first wife, she passed away. Neither Jiang Sao-yen or Weili’s mother intended to marry each other, because Sao-yen had his private opinions on her personality and Weili’s mother had wanted to marry for love. Weili’s mother may have appeared to be just another modern Shanghai women, except her personality said otherwise. Weili’s mother had been a modern woman with unbound feet, a very independent mind, a taste for the luxuries of the foreign, and strong will. Since she was still unmarried and a complication for her parents, she was forced to marry. She had to take on the role and position of being a second wife to Sao-yen, whom she had no interest in and didn’t care for. Weili’s mother and Sao-yen had a daughter together, Jiang Weili who was raised mainly by her mother. Although, this only lasted until 1925 when Weili was six years old because one day Jiang Weili woke up one morning without her mother by her side. Then as she begins to panic she overhears her mother and father arguing louder and louder by the second, over what she believes was about her mother’s status in the family. Later in the day Weili’s mother did something was very unusual, she took Weili out on an extensive jaunt to downtown Shanghai. Weili’s mother mainly carried her throughout the trip, as they went window shopping, go to see a movie which Weili sleeps through, and then enjoy the sights and sounds of the area. Towards the end of the trip, Weili’s mother tells her she needs to learn to walk and stand on her own without the help from others. Weili didn’t want to walk on her own though, because she was used to being spoiled. Weili was also used to getting what she wanted especially from her mother and having her mother always around and being dependent on her too. Afterwards, during the evening, Weili’s mother had spent time teaching Weili many new things like how to make a new embroidery stitch, how to count her fingers and toes. Then Weili’s mother displayed her jewellery collection to Weili, showing her that this would all be hers one day. She’d

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