Snow Flower's father and husband to Snow Flower's Mother. A nasty and temperamental man addicted to opium, he sold his family's possessions to pay for opium and nearly sold Snow Flower as a little-daughter-in-law (a concubine with unbound feet). He and his wife disappear as beggars not long after Snow Flower marries out.
The timeline below shows where the character Snow Flower's Father appears in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Daughter Days: Learning
Hair-Pinning Days: Truth
...with shame and embarrassment. She begins to explain that her family was once prosperous, but Snow Flower’s father was the only son amongst many, many daughters, and while some thought he would be... (full context)
...the Sitting and Singing, but her elder sister isn't allowed in the house because of Snow Flower's father 's bad reputation. Lily is shocked. She gives Madame Wang money and instructs her to... (full context)