CHINESE SYMPATHY. One major difference between Chinese audiences and American audiences gives me second thoughts about our culture. The Chinese don’t seem to have the tough-mindedness—or inhumanity—of American audiences. I take for granted the things we laugh at. The Carolyn Cui article quotes an American comedienne who performed before a Chinese audience. She started a joke with: “I just broke up with my boyfriend…..” She says: “A collective sigh of sadness emanated around the room.”

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