Too-Mongo served as a payment for her father’s debt to Mistress Tsar. She and her mother-in-law are bullied by SAA Lu Hi, an unscrupulous physician. He almost kills Duo’s mother-in-law by strangling her. Gang saved them and offer Too Mongo to marry but she refused. Gang plot a murder scene by poisoning Too Nags mother-in-law. Unexpectedly, Gang’s father drinks the soup instead and dies from poisoning. Ghana Lјo’er then frames Duo E for murdering his father. Too Mongo is executed to a crime she did not commit. Before her execution, she swears that her innocence will be proven.
The prophecy comes true. After three years, her father condemns all those who acted falsely to her prosecution. The truth finally comes out to light. This play has a remarkable complexity in the areas of ethics and values as it was surrounded through social means. Too Mongo defends traditional Chinese beliefs and practices but also referred to the social conditions and unethical tendencies in China. The play shows the conflict between Mother CIA and Dry. Lu as it threatened their life and Too Mongo and Gang scenario resulting to murder.
It vocalizes and illuminates the events of constitutive of society’s routine of violence. Too Nags famous aria indicts the social mechanisms of gendered violence against which she and her mother-in-law struggle. The appearance of the ghost is the means by which the wicked at lasts will be punished and the name of the innocent Too Mongo will be cleared. The ghost scene is strictly conventional, a device used in many other Chinese plays. Marxist/Sociological Theory It is actually a framework criticism on the evils of society. Too Mongo is unjustly sentenced to death for a crime she did not commit.
She cry against injustice not only moderns a social mechanism that victimize her but also radically questions the foundation of this mechanism: the imperial apparatus of Chinese society. Her tragic fate marks a routine instance of how the Judicial mechanism of China’s imperial establishment are corrupt, socially destructive and politically illegitimate as a part of analysis: injustice done to too mongo By intentioned In a way that she finally get her Justice in the end of the story. Too Mongo is actually more honorable than the men in the story. Gender/Patriarchal Theory The play implies the characteristic of Chinese families being patriarchal.
Too-Mongo always obeys her father’s commands; submitting to whatever plans his father has for her. She whole-heartedly accepted to be Mistress Tsar’s helper and soon to be daughter-in-law. That has to be because Too-Mongo served as a payment for her father’s debt to Mistress Tsar. The Chinese culture strongly recognizes the authority of fathers in the family as the highest. Too No’s moral obligation to her mother-in- law comes in a conflict as it what reflected with her obligation toward the law in a morally excessive which results to a tragic scenario. It shows that the significant of the females are rendered vulnerable.