Chi Li The Serpent Analysis

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In my opinion, Chi Li views the serpent’s victims as “timid” and “pitiful” (WM 333) because she thinks they lacked the proper strength and courage to bring about the serpent’s demise. She expected them to be clever, as she is, and to be unafraid to sacrifice themselves for the sake of their people. I think Chi Li’s attitude towards them is very realistic. Human beings tend their lives in a “bubble”. They recognize what is important to them, what their skills and talents are, and what they believe to be right and wrong. They often have a difficult time stepping outside of their bubble to consider the strengths, talents, and feelings of other people. They struggle to understand why someone is afraid when they are not, or why someone lacks the
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