A Critique Of Chin The Connection Of Writing Style Essay

1701 Words Nov 25th, 2016 7 Pages
Steven Li
Prof. Yang
CHIN 355
November 8 2016
A Critique of China:
The Connection of Writing Style in Yu Hua and Lu Xun writing Lu Xun’s heavily anti-feudalism and anti-Confucian and Yu Hua’s “China in Ten Words” represent that Chinese citizens have no rights to speak for themselves due to the low level of living environment and corrupted government’s policies also called dictatorship. In both of their works, they seem have nothing similar because they are talking about two completely different things according to their experience, background, and what they had suffered, nevertheless, these are the reasons why they speak for mainland China because so many Chinese citizens are not satisfied with the circumstance, but they were so afraid to complain to the government. “the people are Chairman Mao, and Chairman is the people” (Yu, 2011), during the Cultural Revolution, so many people served Chairman Mao as a belief, and those who against and disobey Mao’s policy would be considered as traitors. “Naturally all agreed that Ah Q had been a bad man, the proof being that he had been shot;” (Lu, 1921) Ah Q had been shot due to a minor crime he had, it created a stereotype that as long as people got shot, they were unforgiveable forever in that era even it was a minor crime, which should not be sentenced to death. There facts actually caused dissatisfaction of many Chinese citizen, there are the reasons why they could speak for themselves. However, there is actually a similarity…

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