What is the setting of Paradise of the Blind?

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The setting for a nonfiction or fictional narrative is the specific time and geographical location where the story takes place. The setting is crucial for the mood and overall backdrop of the story. Paradise of the Blind follows three Vietnamese women and recounts their lives in the capital city of Hanoi and in a small northern village. Hang is the main character and protagonist of the story. Que is her mother and a supporting character. Hang is caught between her mother and Aunt Tam, the third important figure. The narrative is set up against the political turmoil of postwar Vietnam, Communist ideologies, and women's struggle with subservience to men at the time. The novel starts in the 1980s...

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