An analytical response to “The Inferior Woman” by Sui Sin Far
In Sui Sin Far’s story, The Inferior Woman the conflict revolves around the class and wealth, which determine the status of women in society. Three women, from different cultural and social backgrounds form the centre of the story. Alice has struggled her way through to a dignified position while Ethel received the best in life on a silver platter. Mrs. Spring Fragrance is partially a typical, traditional Chinese wife to her husband but also Americanized in many ways. Which of these characters symbolize the new woman in the story?