Lu Xun was a multitalented writer and used traditional and modern Chinese conventions for writing his work. He has been called as Commander of social revolution in China because he voiced against many issues of the society through his writings. His famous and first story “A mad mans diary” become famous from the start and this story gave him a literary splash in the literary world. This story was based in the traditions of Chinese culture and these traditions were compared by the Metaphor to Cannibalism. His story “Divorce” was about the killings of the students and how political intervention was required in that area. The work of Lu Xun is about the commentary of the societal perspectives and how his stories gave voice to the social issues. He mastered in Irony and this can be explained in his famous stories like “My old home” and “A little Incident” (Davies, 34).
Discussion with class readings and content
Lu Xun gave an expression to the societal issues and old Chinese traditions. He has been criticized by many people who follow and value Chinese traditions but still his work can be complemented. This work can be linked with the work and discussions of the class with the cultural aspects. All cultures are different and colorful along with norms and traditions present among them. Asian culture is totally different with the culture of Europe. In most of writings and creative works it can be noted that criticisms over the issues has been presented by Asian contributor’s more than European contributors. This is the reason why Asian poets and writers have been prominent all this time through their creative contributions. Freedom of expression was not present before but it was the bravery of the writers that worked on serious issues of the society. These issues are still present their intensity have changed but the roots are still present in the society.