Jung Chang Bound Feet Analysis

267 Words2 Pages
In the essay “Bound Feet” Jung Chang describes her grandmother’s painful experience. Chang describes her grandmother as a beautiful and modest woman. The most valuable thing about her grandmother were her bound feet. Her grandmother’s feet were bound when she was only 2 years old. Binding feet was done about one thousand years ago. Bound feet were something that many woman did in order to be accepted as a wife. When getting married, bound feet were a large essential. If a woman’s feet were not a certain size, the bride was frowned upon by the groom’s family. Men were attracted to bound feet because they thought it was seductive the way woman teetered. The process was extremely painful and took years to accomplish. Chang’s grandmother would
Open Document