Husband and Wife Relation in “Odour of Chrysanthemums”

Zhen YAN


This essay focuses on the husband and wife relations; the wife is in dominance in the relation. The story is a rediscovery of the wife in her marriage, her husband, and herself. When man cannot balance his natural and social consciousness, the gap and utter isolation appear. The essay finds evidence from the description of the wife, the children, the husband, and of their talks. It’s proved that both the wife and husband are the victims of this isolation.
Key words: relation, isolation, social consciousness, natural consciousness, gap
Résumé: Le présent article se concentre sur la relation conjugale, dans laquelle la femme est dominante. L’histoire est une redécouverte de la femme dans son mariage, son mari et elle-même. Quand l’homme ne peut pas balancer ses conscience naturelle et conscience sociale, le fossé et l’isolation absolue apparaissent. L’article trouve la preuve dans la description de la femme, des enfants, du mari et de leurs conversations. Il est prouvé que la femme et le mari sont tous les deux victimes de cette isolation.
Mots-Clés: relation, isolation, conscience sociale, conscience naturelle, fossé

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