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Unformatted text preview: Not understood by her friends, Only Yun understands her Sophie wants love and fulfilling the society’s role. Marrying for security and love. Identification of desire Masochistic females = fulfilling society, self sacrifice Woman’s suffering = China’s suffering Rey Chow (first part) Chinese woman, locust of social change Chinese are taking Western ideas China subversive of Modernity Tradition and Modernity must exist, Tradition then get lost and is written on Butterfly literature, people are buying it, tradition that can be bought and sold. Butterfly = self fulfilling, because people buy them, then they become Chinese...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course TOPICS Modern Soc taught by Professor Rzonca during the Spring '07 term at NYU.
- Spring '07