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The Crazed

Jian Wan comes to feel estranged from life in Communist China due, first of all, to the confessions of his mentor Prof. Yang, and later on because of the authorities' brutal suppression of the...

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The Crazed

The Crazed is a 2002 novel by Chinese-American author Ha Jin. Elements of the novel are based on Ha Jin's own life. Protagonist Jian Wan is a young Chinese student who becomes involved in the...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 8:02 am (UTC)

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The Crazed

The cause of Professor Yang's stroke in The Crazed by Ha Jin is actually somewhat mysterious. The first indication that this might not be an ordinary stroke comes in the opening comment that...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 7:00 am (UTC)

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The Crazed

This is a very apt question to ask of this text. What is so ironic about this story is the way in which the author presents the madness and lack of inhibitions that comes with old age (for some) as...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 2:27 pm (UTC)

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