Duong Thu Huong’s Paradise Of The Blind Essay

Reflective Statement for Paradise of the Blind
Through the interactive oral, my understanding of cultural and contextual consideration of Paradise of the Blind, written by Duong Thu Huong, is built upon the comparison of Vietnamese culture and western culture. To efficiently analyze Paradise of the Blind, I have to considered both western and eastern perspectives because the traditions and values are different or I can clarify which perspective I will look at the novel from.
A classmate brought up sexism, saying that the novel is very sexist because Chinh always have the last say. Vietnam’s society is based on a patriarchal system. Being raised in a Vietnamese culture, I know that men having the last say in the family is very common. The…