Lin Daiyu--An Unyielding Girl in a Stifling Society
Lin Daiyu is a famous Chinese young woman created by one of the four classic Chinese novels titled A Dream of the Red Mansions. The loss of her love and life was the result of a society where human choices were suppressed. Her story shows that in a society full of intrigues and corruption, a girl as pure and naive as her could never survive.
Haiwang Yuan. "Lin Daiyu--An Unyielding Girl in a Stifling Society" DLPS Faculty Publications (2008).
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