Zhu Xiaofen Divorce Summary

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Furthermore, traditions is another significant subject in the story which it illustrates by people’s reactions for Zhu Xiaofen’ divorce. Author Tie criticizes traditions by people’s judgements when they hear about divorce. Although Zhu Xiaofen does not show any sorrow from it, people think she suffers and refuses to face it. “You’re still so young, can’t be much more than thirty. You have to straighten out your life. If you took things seriously, how could he leave you?” (437). Gender role distributes unequal in the traditional marriage, women are like belonging of the men. They have to take good care of their husbands, otherwise their husbands would divorce with them. When Zhu Xiaofen’s principal heard of the divorce, she judged Zhu Xiaofen’s