Ban Zhao's Story 'What Surprised Me'

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What Surprised Me #3 Ban Zhao’s story, she expresses how she is very fearful that at any point in time she would disgrace her family and cause trouble to her husband’s family. She composed instructions for being a proper woman in all aspects of their life. Starting with birth, after the third day there are three customs that are recognized. The three customs are exact examples of a woman’s conduct. When it comes to husband and wife roles the man and wife balance each other out. If one is not able to fulfill their role that is intended to them then the other will not see any point in doing so as well, which results in an unhealthy and unbalanced relationship. As for respect and caution, if there is not respect in the relationship, then it can

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