Identity & Society: Character & Consciousness in Pride and Prejudice & The Story of the Stone [红楼梦] Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth. – Oscar Wilde I. Consequence in a Story A Haunting Passage in a Brilliant Novel Cao …
We must lay down our anger, put aside our madness, end this awful distraction of our best selves.