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Where is the wordplay in the names Zhao Guiweng and Gu Jiu?

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How did Lu Xun choose his pen name?

On this website (in Chinese): 鲁迅”这个笔名,历来有两种解释:一种说法是指“鲁”字乃鲁迅先生母亲的姓,他的小说中常提到的“鲁镇”,就是他母亲的老家;“迅”是他的小名,所以在他的小说里也出现过“迅哥儿”一词。另一种解释是先生挚友许寿裳所说,他亲自问过鲁迅先生,先生笑道:“取愚鲁而迅行的意思。”此乃先生自谦之辞。这两种说法,都是从字面上解释,也切合鲁迅的生平,都说得通。...
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Source of comment that Ah Qs are now running China (Lu Xun, 1930s)

I found somewhere that provides a proper source, although it seems the interview was conducted and probably published in Chinese, so it may be difficult to actually find the original unless you speak ...
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