In broad daylight

Jin, Ha
June 1993
Kenyon Review;Summer93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p80
Academic Journal
Short Story
Presents a short story `In Broad Daylight,' by Ha Jin, about the arrest and punishment of a Chinese woman named Mu Ying for charges of adultery. Reactions of her townmates; Description of old way of punishing adultery; Plea for Mu Ying by her husband Meng Su; Confession of her crime; Humiliation with cloth-shoes and placard; Death of Meng Su.


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