A Greedy and Cruel Man, Regarding Money More Important than Life On Yang Hong, a Constable in “Zhang Tingxiu Escapes to Save His Father”
- Zhenghui Deng
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- Zhenghui Deng
Available Online November 2015.
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- Stories to Awaken Men; Yang Hong; greedy and cruel; reasons
- Yang Hong is a constable in the novel of the Stories to Awaken Men, Zhang Tingixu Escapes to Save His Father. He is cunning, greedy, and good at guessing what others think and framing civilians as well as spouting lies, one of the most representative yamen runners in “San Yan”. What are the reasons behind these evil behaviors made by yamen runners represented by Yang Hong It has great relationship with the fact that in Ming dynasty, the yamen runners have low social status and no opportunity to get promoted, use the power entitled by feudal government to make their fortune and their power do not get effective supervision.
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TY - CONF AU - Zhenghui Deng PY - 2015/11 DA - 2015/11 TI - A Greedy and Cruel Man, Regarding Money More Important than Life On Yang Hong, a Constable in “Zhang Tingxiu Escapes to Save His Father” BT - 2015 2nd International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Intercultural Communication (ICELAIC-15) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icelaic-15.2016.191 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icelaic-15.2016.191 ID - Deng2015/11 ER -