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Illuminate the Hidden Pain in Our Hearts——Analysis of the Image of “Aunt” in Mo Yan’s Novel Frog

Hui Yuan

Abstract


Frog is a long-form masterpiece created by Mo Yan with the great concentration that touches the most painful part of the Chinese soul. The novel consists of four long letters and a drama written by the playwright Tadpole to the Japanese writer Sugitani. It is about the life experience of an “aunt”, a Chinese rural obstetrician and gynecologist, with vivid and touching details showing the sixty years of undulating birth history in rural China.

Keywords


Frog; Aunt; Birth History; Appreciation

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References


[1] Mo Yan. Frog. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House; 2011. p. 123.

[2] Mo Yan. Frog. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House; 2011. p. 121.

[3] Ma S. The white nights of sixteen villages. American Literature 2009; (1): 80.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/le.v9i6.1327

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