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Dream of the Red Chamber

Poetry in Dream of the Red Chamber serves as a major plot device, but it also serves as an extension of each character. The three most important characters, Jia Baoyu, Xue Baochai, and Lin Daiyu,...

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Dream of the Red Chamber

The numerous poems in Dream of the Red Chamber are not just there for decoration; they have a very important purpose as a plot device. The three most important characters in the story—Jia Baoyu,...

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Dream of the Red Chamber

Dream of the Red Chamber is widely regarded as the greatest novel of classical China. Authored by one Cao Xueqin, the book is claimed by some scholars to be based on the author's own family. The...

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Dream of the Red Chamber

There are compelling arguments to be made in support of lust or love as the central element in Dream of the Red Chamber. Those that favor “lust” emphasize sexual relationships and the hunger for...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2019, 10:05 pm (UTC)

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