Write an analytic essay in which you evaluate these various levels of loneliness. Ji-yong gets to drive, and didn't slow down, so Ji-Li and Ji-yun lost control of it. She gets very stressed out about the Cultural Revolution. She's always wanted to be a performer, and she rushes home to tell her parents—but they aren't thrilled to say the least. Chapter 9 Summary: The Junior High School teachers were still out of the city establishing revolutionary ties and no one could enroll the new students. Chapter 16 Summary: Ji-li returns from her work harvesting in the country.
It is prejudiced because no matter what somebody's family history is or what their parents believe you can't judge people by their family's history. One of the big ideas the book Red Scarf Girl is prejudice. On Sundays they happily looked for books of all genres; fairy-tales, animal books, and adventure books. I also think discussion of this book would teach critical literacy as well as help students understand the rhetoric that plagues us even today. The people who decided what were the Four Olds was anyone who was loyal to the communist party because they could interpret the written law. Even after the Jiang family is forced to let Song Po-po go because it is against the law to have a housekeeper, she remains with the family, cooking and cleaning, simply because that is her way of life. Imagine if you were in Ji-Li's shoes, what would you do if the red successors came and made your grandma face the wall on her hands and knees and let her suffer? Old Quian - A man in his late 70's to early 80's.
She is getting very nervous and extremely worried. What do you predict to happen to Ji-Li, after being picked by Teacher Zhang? She is getting very nervous and extremely worried. Locked Up It was now winter vacation and all the kids were starting to stay at their house. Her behavior This book is about Red Scarf Girl. She finally buried it under the ashes in their cat's litter box. An-Yi's grandmother committed suicide because of Chairman Mao. Include how people were treated, emperors, jobs, government.
Do you think Ji Li ever got to join any camps like you can join. In school some people have found out about her bad background. Also, Ji-li decides not to be an educable child. Ji Li was asked to lean backwards as far as she could because the liberation army woman was examining her to see if she and some fellow classmates were flexible. In all this it is clear to see that the Chinese government has kept its policy the same from the Cultural Revolution all the way up to modern times. Don't worry,it doesn't have to be perfect, it's just so that you can see the scene in your head and you can get to know the story better. What most of us have neglected to do is explore how valid our opinions are.
The next day, she faints from heat stroke, while loading rice into a thresher. Suddenly things are way different in Ji-li's life. Ji-Li started a company to bring the western and Chinese cultures together, the East West Exchange. Each group in the class will have to act out the same scene. Explain your knowledge of a typical struggle meeting, what type of people are the main event in a struggle meeting. One of her father's colleagues came to talk to Ji li's mom about an important government letter. Chapter 7 Summary: The Propaganda wall is a wall that displays the newest campaigns of Chairman Mao.
Ji-Li's mother has a disease called Ménière's syndrome. The Sound of Drums and Gongs The Red Guards searched through Old Lady Rong's apartment. This book is kind of like Salva's story, a civil war. Ji-li Jiang Ji-li Jiang is born on the Chinese New Year in 1954. So, she got up and ran home.
Ji-li feels protective of her family and cares that they will not be tortured. Chapter 3 Summary: All students were directed instead Ji-Li's school to participate in the activity of writing big posters da-zi-bao criticizing the education system and teachers. Ji-li can't spend too much time worrying, though, because the Cultural Revolution is at hand. We must not allow political party identification to define us and who we like or hate. One December afternoon when An-yi and Ji-li came home from a walk, they saw a big crowd gathered in the middle of the alley.
Ji-li, by the way she acts, she seems very fragile and she is not one that can easily accept what negative things that are said about her. Someone else who persevered in the book was Chang-Hong. Yang Fan - friend of Du Hai, and also is a bully of Ji Li and An Yi. Having finished the book, I can make comparisons to the Cultural Revolution in Iran, as in Persepolis, and the Holocaust and you can name any book about the Holocaust here. . An-yi turned pale and ran to the crowd dragging Ji-li with her. He is forced to do hard labor and is possibly tortured without being allowed to see his family.
However, her father prevents her from auditioning for the Central Liberation Army Arts Academy due to her class status. The options that are appropriate for one entrepreneurial venture may be completely inappropriate for another. Ji Li's family's political background was that her grandfather, whom she never met, was a landlord. Who are all of the characters in Red Scarf Girl? Make sure you take good care of your brother and sister. Whenever things went wrong, Ji-li and An-yi would rely on fate to keep their hopes up.
My lame Seymour High School education never even touched on Mao Ze-Dong, China, Asia, or any other culure aside from our young American culture and a small portion of Europe's, and only then when it had anything to do with our own. But she never thinks to q A young adult memoir about growing up in Shanghai during the Cultural Revolution. From the context, right a paragraph about why Ji-Li cannot be a red successor? Destroy The Four Olds Ji-li and her friends received money from their parents to go rent books at Hung book store. For example, the settlers of the U. This quote was chilling to me given our current political climate. Ji Li was a respectable girl, who wore her red scarf around her neck, received very high marks in school, and was the top of her class.