Curriculum Vitae: Kitty Wu

name: Kitty Wu (=young woman)

place of birth: Taiwan

time of birth: 1950

parents : father: Chinese Kuomintang general
mother: father’s second concubine

education: at the age of 14: sent to a boarding school
(Fielding Academy, Massachusetts)
later: ballet school of Juilliard, New York
career as a dancer --> central importance to her

properties: warm hearted
always in good spirits
open to everyone
partly playfully – partly seriously
behaves very naturally
without any embarrassment
good humour
gets along well with other people
very ambitious

appearance: beautiful
no makeup
no bra
silver bracelets on both wrists
beaded Navaho band around the head
dresses extraordinary and attractive
wears clothes that positively emphasize the shape of her body

relationship to Marco: falls in love with him at first sight
kisses Marco good – bye when he leaves the party
immediate mutual understanding
much alike
being almost two parts of a whole
both wearing the same shirt
seem as twins by the party guests
both similar kind of childhood
she waited a long time for Marco’s declaration of love
enjoy the physical love
gets pregnant -- >abortion -- > suffers from this decision
begging Marco on her knees not to leave her
misses him while he is away
when Marco wants to return to her it is to late
--> new relationship

living with Marco: small household in a loft
does not want to live on Marco’s money -- > taking up a job ( in her free time )

“Had Uncle Victor lived to meet her, I’m sure he would have appreciated the fact that Marco, in his own small way, had at last set foot in China”