Minisode 2 - Flowers in the Mirror

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"Merchant Lin felt as though his feet were burning, and wave after wave of pain rose to his heart. When he could stand it no longer, he let out his voice and began to cry."
On this episode of The Literary Coven, Lily and Courtney discuss a chapter from Flowers in the Mirror by Li Ju-Chen. This powerful feminist piece shines a light on the painful practice of foot binding that further forced women into oppression. These giggly hosts talk about the detrimental effects of beauty standards, the importance of the reversal of gender roles in the book, and compare our current society to the book's society.

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