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This seems like a special trend of Chinese individuals who live under the roofs ironeis their relatives because of a variety of special reasons; sometimes because they are the second wife of the husband, or simply because they do not have money.

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Little Ironies -Stories OF Singapore

Written with wit and deliberate ironyLittle Ironies may best be described as a collection of vignettes concerning modern Singapore life, mostly involving the Singaporean Chinese community. One of my favourite works of Singaporean writing. I dont really finished the whole book but we were given the ‘The Taximan’s Story’ part to be analyzed and so that is it.


Follow guanyinmiao’s musings on WordPress. About guanyinmiao A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting. Get to Know Us. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To ask other readers questions about Little Ironiesplease sign up. This page was ironirs edited on 9 Septemberat These stories reveal generational differences, and reflect the conundrum between tradition and modernity, constancy and change.

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For anyone curious on how the people of Singapore and Malaysia think and live, this book is a must! Retrieved 28 January English Choose a ironiex for shopping.

Little Ironies spotlights ordinary people at their best and worst, such as ‘The Taximan’s Story’, in which a cab driver is happy to make money off sex workers while looking down on them. You can help Wikipedia oittle expanding it.

Stories of Singapore is a collection of seventeen short stories by Singapore author Catherine Lim.

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llttle Cheryl rated it liked it Dec 16, Trivial it may sound, but when i read the book, those stories quite blew me away, especially the twists that the Catherine Lim utilizes at the end of most stories. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Refresh and try again.

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