Some language stuff
If you’re brand new to Chinese reading, this is a good introduction to some common grammar.
又 yòu [adj.] 又 yòu [adj.] – In English, when we use two words to describe something, we usually just separate them with “and”, like “big and round”, “bright and shiny”. But in Chinese, they can sometimes use 又 in front of both adjectives, like this: “又 big 又 round” or “又 bright 又 shiny”. This phrasing is used several times here.
着 zhe – I’ve covered the use of this character in another beginner post. It has several meanings, but in this paragraph, it basically just means “-ing”, as in walk-ing, tak-ing, runn-ing.
只好 zhǐ hǎo – Meaning to be forced to, to have no other choice but to