3 Genre Folktale: Has a moral Colloquial tradition: simplicty of language and emotionShunned as inferior to classical literature by the well educated and socially prominentLess formal prose
4 POLL What are types of wedding gifts? Are their different wedding gifts for sons and daughters?Does your family/culture have any traditional family wedding gifts?
5 Wedding GiftsChoice of gifts based on:Culture, economics, and personal choice
6 Vocabulary Teng-Cho (Deng-joh) a small town Hsueh (Shoo-ay) a wealthy widowHsueh Hsiang-ling (Shoo-ay-shee-ahng-linhg) Hsueh’s 16 year old daughter getting marriedChi’lin Purse (Chee Linh Pers) a wedding gift
15 After Reading Discussion List the relationships in this story.Hsiang-ling and motherHsiang-ling and Mrs. Lu
16 What type of conflict does each relationship show. Person vs. Person
17 How do the characters relate? Mother is loving and caring, gave Hsiang-ling everything but Hsiang-ling was spoiled and ungrateful of her mother at first.Hsiang-ling helped Mrs. Lu at first by giving her the purse full of wealth and Mrs. Lu was generous by sharing her property evenly.