Gao Village

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Gao Village a minor village featured within the shenmo fantasy novel Journey to the West, a Chinese literary classic written in the Ming Dynasty. Gao Village is a village that remains rather near to the main Tang Dynasty - thus being within China. Around chapter 18, Tang Sanzang and Sun Wukong would arrive at this seemingly small village. Gao Village is run by an old man named Mr. Gao and his hard working villagers. This village is reputed for its amount of vegetarian food - as seen with Zhu Bajie, Square Gao's son-in-law. After Bajie is effectively subdued by Wukong due to his exceedingly gluttonous and lustful ways, this village's overall provisional production rises to a large margin. Sanzang, Wukong, and his new disciple all soon leave this village and continue their journey westward. This village would not be shown again following Bajie's subjugation during chapter 19.

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  • Journey to the West, chapter 18-19 - Wu Cheng-en