4/19- Chikamatsu Act 1 Daily Question

When Tahei speaks of Koharu Sama/Dono he says ”please hasten to make her acquaintance It is not beyond dreaming that she may soon enough become my wife or —who knows?—shortly be ransomed to my rival Jihei” (5) His objectification of Koharu as a woman seems familiar. How might it compare to the treatment of Kieu?

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