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The Dragon King’s
Daughter
Taylor Capito
Once upon a time, in the faraway land
of China, there lived a powerful Dragon
King. This king had a beautiful daughter
tha...
But the daughter grew lonelier and lonelier
with every day. And the King did not like
this. It made him sad to see his dau...
The king could not let his daughter
leave the confines of the castle, for that
would risk making her impure. Just
when the...
He went to his men and told them to go
across and into Mongolia and find a friend
for his daughter. The king gave his men
...
The princess could not wait! And when
the day came that her father’s men
returned, she sat at her window, and
watched as t...
“Hello!” squealed the young princess in
excitement.
“Сайн байна уу,” said the girl. “It is how
we say ‘hello’ where I come...
This delighted the princess, for she had
never before heard such a strange word.
Suddenly, the princess grew worried
becau...
“What’s wrong?” asked the princess. “Why
don’t you smile? Why do you look so sad?”
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The little girl looked up and sighed.
“Here, I am not allowed to do anything. I
was told on my way here that I will spend
...
The princess laughed. “Why would you
want to do those things?” she asked. “Those
are activities of boys and men! Girls are...
The little Mongolian girl screamed, for she had
never seen anything so scary. The princesses feet
were the size of a baby’...
This was very new to the princess, the idea
that, somewhere, men actually listened to
women and went to them for advice.
“Here,” continued the little Mongolian girl,
“women are nothing more than wall
flowers. They sit and look beautiful. It
ma...
“Strength is prized in Mongolia, along with
beauty. A woman should be able to show
some independence from her father to sh...
The Chinese princess
considered this and wished
that she had been born in a
land where she could have
influence, could lea...
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This story is a children's book which gives explanation to the role of women in China and Mongolia.

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  1. 1. The Dragon King’s Daughter Taylor Capito
  2. 2. Once upon a time, in the faraway land of China, there lived a powerful Dragon King. This king had a beautiful daughter that he hid away, deep in his castle, so that she could not be tainted by society. The king loved his daughter, and so he wanted her to remain ignorant, pure.
  3. 3. But the daughter grew lonelier and lonelier with every day. And the King did not like this. It made him sad to see his daughter so lonely.
  4. 4. The king could not let his daughter leave the confines of the castle, for that would risk making her impure. Just when the king was about to give up hope of making his daughter happy, he found a solution. QuickTime™ and adecompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  5. 5. He went to his men and told them to go across and into Mongolia and find a friend for his daughter. The king gave his men enough gold for ten horses, and sent his men into Mongolia. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  6. 6. The princess could not wait! And when the day came that her father’s men returned, she sat at her window, and watched as they brought with them a sad young girl. QuickTime™ and adecompressorare needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  7. 7. “Hello!” squealed the young princess in excitement. “Сайн байна уу,” said the girl. “It is how we say ‘hello’ where I come from.” QuickTime™ and adecompressorare needed to see this picture.
  8. 8. This delighted the princess, for she had never before heard such a strange word. Suddenly, the princess grew worried because her new friend did not look happy. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  9. 9. “What’s wrong?” asked the princess. “Why don’t you smile? Why do you look so sad?” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  10. 10. The little girl looked up and sighed. “Here, I am not allowed to do anything. I was told on my way here that I will spend all of my time sitting in the castle and talking to you. I am not allowed to learn, and I am not allowed to play.” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  11. 11. The princess laughed. “Why would you want to do those things?” she asked. “Those are activities of boys and men! Girls are supposed to be sweet and pure, graceful and innocent. Besides,” said the princess as she lifted her feet, “how could I possibly play with my feet so small?”
  12. 12. The little Mongolian girl screamed, for she had never seen anything so scary. The princesses feet were the size of a baby’s! “What have they done to you?” she asked in shock. “This is not how it is in Mongolia! There women have a voice. The men look to us for wisdom, and they would never ask us to give up our feet of give up our freedom.” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  13. 13. This was very new to the princess, the idea that, somewhere, men actually listened to women and went to them for advice.
  14. 14. “Here,” continued the little Mongolian girl, “women are nothing more than wall flowers. They sit and look beautiful. It makes me sad to think that this is how I will have to live.” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. “Strength is prized in Mongolia, along with beauty. A woman should be able to show some independence from her father to show her strength.” QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  16. 16. The Chinese princess considered this and wished that she had been born in a land where she could have influence, could learn. But at that very moment, her father walked in, and all of that was forgotten. She had to look beautiful and pure for him, for that was the only way she could make him proud. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  17. 17. The End
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