Essay on Chastity : A Most Important For Measure A Women

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Chastity was a most important to measure a women in 1920s period. It could be affected by Confucianism and traditional. At that time, people would treat women with more harsh rules. Such as if a women lost chastity before she gets married, she would be not get married in her life; or she could only get married with a divorced men. Even a woman suffered rape, which leads her lost chastity, people would say bad words to that woman, and nobody would sympathy that woman because they believe she was an unchaste women. But people would not censure any man who leads women lost their chastity. There are two stories about different women in different cities, when they meet with same situation, they had different attitude.
Ting was a Chinese peasant in Guizhou province; she came from a poverty family, Ting’s father and mother was farmer, Ting did not go to school not only based on poor family but also based on traditional. Most rural people believed that women did not need go to school; they just need focus on housework. The same idea also happened to Ting’s father and mother. As for Ting, she never thought about she could go to school even just for one day, she believed she could do a good job on housework and knitting. However, Ting had a dream, which was about she could marry with a man who was introduced by matchmaker because if she meet with other man that could be regarded as unchaste women. Most women in Ting’s hometown had same thought as Ting, therefore, when they played and…

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