For the short story analysis i chose “in broad daylight” by ha jin (146) over all i believe this is a great example of the human condition that when at our best, we can be someone completely different from whom we are in the deep dark night.
Bringing two turning points into broad daylight “in broad daylight” is about mu ying, nicknamed old whore ha jin writes waiting and in this book he comments and portrays communist china in great detail waiting’s main character, lin kong, is commonly criticized as indecisive and unable to love. In broad daylight ha jin daan verhoeff professor a ruh english 250 essay assignment #1 03/16/2012 bringing two turning points into broad daylight “in broad daylight ” is about mu ying, nicknamed old whore.
Ha jin was born in liaoning, china his father was a military officer at thirteen, jin joined the people's liberation army during the cultural revolution jin began to educate himself in chinese literature and high school curriculum at sixteen. Ha jin is a widely acclaimed author of novels, short stories, and poetry the first story in the volume, in broad daylight, which earned a pushcart prize, chronicles the public punishment of a married woman who has performed sexual acts for money. In broad daylight ha jin was born in liaoning, china on february 21st, 1956 he is a chinese-american author and has written many novels he earned a bachelors degree in english studies at heilongjiang university.
Character analysis ha jin (february 21, 1965) is a modern day chinese –american novelist and writer who use ha jin as his pen name he comes from the city called harbin his shorts stories are set in the fictional muji city of china the characters present individuals who we can associate with as they are faced everyday challenges ranging from social class problems and he educated versus the. In broad daylight is a true crime book by award-winning writer harry n maclean, detailing the killing of town bully ken rex mcelroy in 1981 in skidmore, missouri the book won an edgar award for best true crime writing in 1989,. Presents a short story `in broad daylight,' by ha jin, about the arrest and punishment of a chinese woman named mu ying for charges of adultery.
In broad daylight by ha jin while i was eating corn cake and jellyfish at lunch, our gate was thrown open and bare hips hopped in his large wooden pistol was stuck partly inside the waist of his blue shorts white cat, he called me by my nick-name, hurry, let's go they caught old whore at her home.
Short story literary analysis page poetry explication page chad zawadzki literature 2000 “in broad daylight” is about the punishing of an adulteress mu ying ha jin uses allusion to the “scarlet letter” with a big placard hung around mu ying’s neck. The story in broad daylight, by ha jin, is about a woman who offended the rules of her village and was criticized in a parade the following paragraphs are about the different interpretations of the story, such as, cultural and historical view point.