Virtue or Vice? Trauma Reflected in Mo Yan’s Frog

  title={Virtue or Vice? Trauma Reflected in Mo Yan’s Frog},
  author={J. Wang},
The preoccupation with human nature is deeply rooted in literature. This paper starts from the ancient Chinese rudimentary understanding of human nature, then passes through Mo Yan’s Frog, an epistolary novel which covers the 30-year history of the Chinese population control policy through the description of an obstetrician in quest of her own human nature, and ends with her mediation and effort to retrieve goodness in the face of state will. Mo Yan, as well as many other Chinese people, does… Expand


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