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REVIEW ´ Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Ier waarop in de geheimtaal Nushu is geschreven Hij is afkomstig van Snow Flower met wie Lily vanaf haar zevende een laotong een bijzondere verbintenis heeft Via de waaier schri. For my entire life I longed for love I knew it was not right for me as a girl and later as a woman to want or expect it but I did and this unjustified desire has been at the root of every problem I have experienced in my lifeWhat a sad yet beautiful book this was I adore historical fiction that can really immerse me in another time and place and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan did just that Transported back to 19th century China I believe I arrived at a better understanding of a woman s position in this society I learned what it was like to be a daughter a sister a wife and a daughter in law I am admittedly grateful for not ever having to experience these often overwhelmingly harsh relationships in the way that these women did Not for an instant can I imagine having to yearn for my mother s love with the feeling that it was something impossible to attain And I most certainly could not fathom bending to my mother in law s every command and needing to act as a lowly visitor in her home even as the wife of her own son The cultural practice of footbinding was truly horrific and cringeworthy If you like me decide to google any images please consider yourself forewarned that it really does look as awful and disfiguring as you would no doubt imagine Yet a young girl s future and her marriageability depended heavily on the result of this archaic practice The one relationship that I found endearing and one that transcends both time and culture is that of a true friendship This is so beautifully demonstrated in the bond between the narrator Lily and Snow Flower her old same Lisa See really brings to life the nuances of their lifelong friendship which began as little girls with a contract sealing their fates in a laotong relationship A laotong match is as significant as a good marriage A laotong relationship is made by choice for the purpose of emotional companionship and eternal fidelity A marriage is not made by choice and has only one purpose to have sons We see the girls grow up together and experience the joys of childhood friendship laughing dreaming and mourning together The women s secret form of writing or nu shu begins with the communication between the little girls on the folds of a special fan that will provide a chronicle of their extraordinary relationship throughout their lives As married women they experience both the happiness and the sorrow of giving birth and living under the heavy thumbs of their husbands and mothers in law in households that scorn rather than cherish them And as with some friendships these women experience the differences in social standings within a community and suffer from misunderstandings and ultimate betrayal Can a friendship really withstand anything This is a wonderful book for anyone interested in the culture of China during this period and those that enjoy reading about the various connections between women If you ve ever had a true friend this book will truly speak to you and perhaps make you just a tad nostalgic about the carefree days when you could hope and giggle with your own bestie Holy Sister for love I knew it was not right 無職転生 ~異世界行ったら本気だす~ 3 for me as a girl and later as a woman to want or expect it but I did and this unjustified desire has been at the root of every problem I have experienced in my lifeWhat a sad yet beautiful book this was I adore historical قطار النسيان روايات احلام fiction that can really immerse me in another time and place and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan did just that Transported back to 19th century China I believe I arrived at a better understanding of a woman s position in this society I learned what it was like to be a daughter a sister a wife and a daughter in law I am admittedly grateful مجلس اول و بحران آزادیایدئولوژی نهضت مشروطیت ایران، جلد دوم for not ever having to experience these often overwhelmingly harsh relationships in the way that these women did Not 回復術士のやり直し 2 ~即死魔法とスキルコピーの超越ヒール~ for an instant can I imagine having to yearn تمام المنة في فقه الكتاب وصحيح السنةكتاب العبادات#1ـ for my mother s love with the Perisai GaibShalawat Zikir Doa doa Hizib dan Amalan feeling that it was something impossible to attain And I most certainly could not ديوان عبد الله البردوني المجلد الأول fathom bending to my mother in law s every command and needing to act as a lowly visitor in her home even as the wife of her own son The cultural practice of خاطرات یک جراح بزرگ آلمانی footbinding was truly horrific and cringeworthy If you like me decide to google any images please consider yourself نهضت میرزا کوچک خان جنگلی و اولین جمهوری شورائی در ایران forewarned that it really does look as awful and disfiguring as you would no doubt imagine Yet a young girl s تاریخ اسلام(جلد ا) future and her marriageability depended heavily on the result of this archaic practice The one relationship that I عملیات کی پراسرار دنیا found endearing and one that transcends both time and culture is that of a true คุณชายพุฒิภัทร สุภาพบุรุษจุฑาเทพ #3 friendship This is so beautifully demonstrated in the bond between the narrator Lily and Snow Flower her old same Lisa See really brings to life the nuances of their lifelong درسهایی در فلسفه ی علم الاجتماع روش تفسیر در علوم اجتماعی friendship which began as little girls with a contract sealing their Shadowblack fates in a laotong relationship A laotong match is as significant as a good marriage A laotong relationship is made by choice พยัคฆราชซ่อนเล็บ ภาค 2 เล่ม 5 for the purpose of emotional companionship and eternal Permainan Igo 1 fidelity A marriage is not made by choice and has only one purpose to have sons We see the girls grow up together and experience the joys of childhood خواطر فتى لم يرحل الكتاب الأول friendship laughing dreaming and mourning together The women s secret التبصرة والتذكرة في علوم الحديث ألفية العراقي form of writing or nu shu begins with the communication between the little girls on the Ἡ ζωή ἐν τάφῳ folds of a special Медальонът Ч2 fan that will provide a chronicle of their extraordinary relationship throughout their lives As married women they experience both the happiness and the sorrow of giving birth and living under the heavy thumbs of their husbands and mothers in law in households that scorn rather than cherish them And as with some История на християнската църква Т2 friendships these women experience the differences in social standings within a community and suffer کابوس ماجراهای آقای کا ۱ from misunderstandings and ultimate betrayal Can a Sidang Para Hantu friendship really withstand anything This is a wonderful book داستان شاهدخت سرزمین ابدیت for anyone interested in the culture of China during this period and those that enjoy reading about the various connections between women If you ve ever had a true Вечірні крамниці вулиці Волоської friend this book will truly speak to you and perhaps make you just a tad nostalgic about the carefree days when you could hope and giggle with your own bestie

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REVIEW ´ Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Jven zij elkaar en delen zij alles verhalen over liefde moederschap eenzaamheid en geluk Tot er een misverstand ontstaat en hun levenslange vriendschap ten einde dreigt te komen. This has got to be one of the most beautiful yet heartbreaking books that I have ever read The subject matter is horrific but the story is truly engagingThe main storyline in this book is about the horrible patriarchal practise foot binding that took place in China in the past The graphic descriptions in this book are certain to turn anyone s stomach I would like to know who decided that 7 centimetre long feet were sexy The obsession with feet truly perplexed me how could young men know nothing about their future betrothed wives except what size their feet were Obviously foot binding was a practice to control women which was a point I made to a feminist I was talking to when a man suddenly interrupted our conversation and accused us of waging a war against menAlso it s so sad how culturally women were undervalued in Chinese society They suffered so much abuse and from a very young age they were cultivated for marriage because after all all women were good for was for giving birth to sons Everything they did was to prepare them for marriage yet when they eventually married their in laws weren t even satisfied and everyone was miserable What s the point Excuse my sarcastic tone but I cannot wrap my head around how awful this part of Chinese history is Instead of protecting women in society women were made to feel worthless and their lives are also put into peril It was truly heartbreaking Lisa See brilliantly captured the reality of Chinese life in the past I also thought that part of the book about the laotang and sisterhood was lovely as well as the parts about the secret writing and the art of storytelling Definitely a great book but not one that I d ever read again it s too distressing دوره حقوق مدنی عقود معین 1 foot binding that took place in China in the past The graphic descriptions in this book are certain to turn anyone s stomach I would like to know who decided that 7 centimetre long ستاره باران جواب یک سلام نامه های شاملو به اخوان لنگرودی feet were sexy The obsession with รักด้วยเล่ห์ ร้อยด้วยกล เล่ม 2 feet truly perplexed me how could young men know nothing about their 4 Crimenes 4 Poderes future betrothed wives except what size their Прераждане и еволюция Книга първа feet were Obviously เมื่อคุณตาคุณยายยังเด็ก เล่ม 3 foot binding was a practice to control women which was a point I made to a キングダム 3 feminist I was talking to when a man suddenly interrupted our conversation and accused us of waging a war against menAlso it s so sad how culturally women were undervalued in Chinese society They suffered so much abuse and エッチな★ふれあい牧場 イグッ!!喘ぎまくる発育娘2 (エロマンガ島) from a very young age they were cultivated İmparatorluğun En Uzun Yüzyılı for marriage because after all all women were good Wolfhunter River for was رحلة المكناسي - الإكسير في فكاك الأسير - 1789 for giving birth to sons Everything they did was to prepare them Статский советник for marriage yet when they eventually married their in laws weren t even satisfied and everyone was miserable What s the point Excuse my sarcastic tone but I cannot wrap my head around how awful this part of Chinese history is Instead of protecting women in society women were made to نگاهی از درون به جنبش چپ ايران گفتگو با محسن رضوانی feel worthless and their lives are also put into peril It was truly heartbreaking Lisa See brilliantly captured the reality of Chinese life in the past I also thought that part of the book about the laotang and sisterhood was lovely as well as the parts about the secret writing and the art of storytelling Definitely a great book but not one that I d ever read again it s too distressing

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REVIEW ´ Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lily groeit op in het China van de negentiende eeuw een tijd waarin de vrouwen nog een geïsoleerd leven leidden en hun voeten ingebonden werden Op een dag ontvangt Lily een waa. Wow I just finished this book and wanted to come write about it immediately so I don t forget how it made me feel First off the language is beautiful and so fitting for the context The two girls Snow Flower and Lily have a friendship that is beautiful and is fun to pick out little pieces from my own childhoodcurrent friendships that I recognize and adore My next thoughts are not necessarily critiues of the book but of the way the Chinese thought I had a real problem with hearing over and over how worthless a woman is if she cannot produce a son If that were still the case I would be as worthless as they come It bothered me that daughters were considered better off if they died than to live And I thought Lily perpetuated that as unfeeling as the patriarchs who instilled that thought process to begin with And don t get me started on footbinding I know this is a cultural thing that I cannot begin to comprehend such as people who think that is just the way life is but still how could they not think this through I mean one of of ten girls died from footbinding And not only does it make the foot look grotesue which they thought was beautiful but they were practically crippled for the rest of their lives They had to be carried most distances after the age of six It s simply ridiculous But reading this book made me want to learn to embroider I know it sounds ridiculous but I was actually looking for embroidery classes in the area where I could learn how to do it And I want to do it with my daughter The visual of these women embroidering together It s just beautiful There were so many beautiful uotes that I thought I d list my favoritesThis thought is a real comfort to me Everyone knows that part of the spirit descends to the afterworld while part of it remains with the family but we have a special belief about the spirit of a young woman who has died before her marriage that goes contrary to this She comes back to prey upon other unmarried girls not to scare them but to take them to the afterworld with her so she might have company This is particarly interesting to me because after my daughter died Biance would tell me about going to heaven with Miranda every night while she dreamed Another uote I liked about teachersThe classics tell us that in relationships the one between teacher and student comes second only to the one between parent and childThe last one is a bit lengthy but I like it nonethelessIf it is perfectly acceptable for a widow to disfigure herself or commit suicide to save face for her husband s family why should a mother not be moved to extreme action by the loss of a child or children We are their caretakers We love them We nurse them when they are sick But no woman should live longer than her children It is against the law of nature If she does why wouldn t she wish to leap from a cliff hang from a branch or swallow lyeOverall this was a sad beautiful book ከአሜን ባሻገር finished this book and wanted to come write about it immediately so I don t Manual de Direito Tributário forget how it made me คู่ป่วนสืบคดีพิศวง 6 ตอน อาถรรพ์ฤดูร้อน feel First off the language is beautiful and so Holy Sister fitting 無職転生 ~異世界行ったら本気だす~ 3 for the context The two girls Snow Flower and Lily have a قطار النسيان روايات احلام friendship that is beautiful and is مجلس اول و بحران آزادیایدئولوژی نهضت مشروطیت ایران، جلد دوم fun to pick out little pieces 回復術士のやり直し 2 ~即死魔法とスキルコピーの超越ヒール~ from my own childhoodcurrent تمام المنة في فقه الكتاب وصحيح السنةكتاب العبادات#1ـ friendships that I recognize and adore My next thoughts are not necessarily critiues of the book but of the way the Chinese thought I had a real problem with hearing over and over how worthless a woman is if she cannot produce a son If that were still the case I would be as worthless as they come It bothered me that daughters were considered better off if they died than to live And I thought Lily perpetuated that as unfeeling as the patriarchs who instilled that thought process to begin with And don t get me started on Perisai GaibShalawat Zikir Doa doa Hizib dan Amalan footbinding I know this is a cultural thing that I cannot begin to comprehend such as people who think that is just the way life is but still how could they not think this through I mean one of of ten girls died ديوان عبد الله البردوني المجلد الأول from خاطرات یک جراح بزرگ آلمانی footbinding And not only does it make the نهضت میرزا کوچک خان جنگلی و اولین جمهوری شورائی در ایران foot look grotesue which they thought was beautiful but they were practically crippled تاریخ اسلام(جلد ا) for the rest of their lives They had to be carried most distances after the age of six It s simply ridiculous But reading this book made me want to learn to embroider I know it sounds ridiculous but I was actually looking عملیات کی پراسرار دنیا for embroidery classes in the area where I could learn how to do it And I want to do it with my daughter The visual of these women embroidering together It s just beautiful There were so many beautiful uotes that I thought I d list my คุณชายพุฒิภัทร สุภาพบุรุษจุฑาเทพ #3 favoritesThis thought is a real comfort to me Everyone knows that part of the spirit descends to the afterworld while part of it remains with the درسهایی در فلسفه ی علم الاجتماع روش تفسیر در علوم اجتماعی family but we have a special belief about the spirit of a young woman who has died before her marriage that goes contrary to this She comes back to prey upon other unmarried girls not to scare them but to take them to the afterworld with her so she might have company This is particarly interesting to me because after my daughter died Biance would tell me about going to heaven with Miranda every night while she dreamed Another uote I liked about teachersThe classics tell us that in relationships the one between teacher and student comes second only to the one between parent and childThe last one is a bit lengthy but I like it nonethelessIf it is perfectly acceptable Shadowblack for a widow to disfigure herself or commit suicide to save พยัคฆราชซ่อนเล็บ ภาค 2 เล่ม 5 face Permainan Igo 1 for her husband s خواطر فتى لم يرحل الكتاب الأول family why should a mother not be moved to extreme action by the loss of a child or children We are their caretakers We love them We nurse them when they are sick But no woman should live longer than her children It is against the law of nature If she does why wouldn t she wish to leap التبصرة والتذكرة في علوم الحديث ألفية العراقي from a cliff hang Ἡ ζωή ἐν τάφῳ from a branch or swallow lyeOverall this was a sad beautiful book