Her grandfather was a landlord and during the cultural revolution people accused the landlords and they're families of being some sort of whip master who treated they're people like slaves even though young jiang ji-li never even knew her grandfather she was treated as though she was a landlord herself. Red scarf girl by ji-li jiang launches the cultural revolution—and ji-li's world begins to fall apart over the next few years, people who were once her. This report is about jiang ji-li and her family and all the horrible things that happened to her and her family fact ii jiang ji- li jiang ji- li was born in shanghai china in 1954 she was 12 during the cultural revolution. When ji-li's father is finally imprisoned, she faces the most difficult dilemma of her life this is the true story of one girl's determination to hold her family together during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century. Literature guide red scarf girl by ji li jiang novel study nonfiction - chairman mao and the cultural revolution impact the life of a young girl and her family.
Prologue the prolog of the red scarf girl is about ji li's life before the cultural revolution started before this time, her family was very stable 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. She told about how her family survived the cultural revolution in china from 1966-1968 ji-li's life experiences during the cultural revolution in. I gave ji-li jiang's memoir of her life, red-scarf girl:a memoir of the cultural revolution four stars (really liked it) because of the way her story was told this book is intended for readers in grades 5-9, which is quite a span, but i would say it is most approriate for grades 7-9. Red scarf girl a memoir of the cultural revolution (book) : jiang, ji-li : presents the story of ji-li jiang, a twelve-year-old girl growing up in china in 1966, the year that chairman mao launched the cultural revolution, and describes the changes that the revolution brought to her and to her family.
Red scarf girl is a form of literary memoir the author, ji-li jiang, is writing about her own experiences during the cultural revolution, which took place in china in the mid 1960s to mid 1970s. Her courage in the face of adversity and her steadfast loyalty and love for her family are truly inspirational for young and old alike (nien chang, author of a life and death in shanghai) i can only hope i would have shown the same decency and courage exhibited by ji-li jiang. Ji li jiang red scarf girl is a story that deals with the courage of a girl and her family when they are struggling to survive during china's epic adventures are one of the oldest and most celebrated works of literature. Press question mark to see available shortcut keys discover join google.
Find product information, ratings and reviews for red scarf girl : a memoir of the cultural revolution (reprint) (paperback) (ji-li jiang) online on targetcom. How does ji-li jiang explain why so many people went along with the cultural revolution what important lesson does ji-li take away from her experience growing up during the cultural revolution what happens to ji-li's family after the cultural revolution. The life and death of jiang qing major political figure during the cultural revolution she was the wife of mao zedong, the chairman of the communist party of china first lady of the. Red scarf girl, by ji-li jiang is the fascinating story of ji-li and her family's experiences during the cultural revolution in china the cultural revolution began in 1966 when ji-li is twelve up until that time she is very happy with life in china.
Summary: ji-li jiang who turned 12 in 1966 lived in shanghai, china she had a family who adored her, was an excellent student admired by teachers and classmates, and was a young pioneer being a young pioneers, ji-li was dedicated to mao and communist party. Posters were especially important during the cultural revolution, and this poster represents many dominant ji-li jiang for telling us her story and allowing us to. Ji li jiang's red scarf girl: a memoir of the cultural revolution is another startling true account, describing the author's experiences in shanghai in 1966 the wall: growing up behind the iron curtain is an autobiographical picture book by peter sís about his childhood in prague during the same era.
It's 1966, and twelve-year-old ji-li jiang has everything a girl could want: brains, tons of friends, and a bright future in communist china but it's also the year that china's leader, mao ze-dong, launches the cultural revolution—and ji-li's world begins to fall apart. In 1966 ji-li jiang turned twelve an outstanding student and leader, she had everything: brains, the admiration of her peers, and a bright future in china's communist party but that year china's leader, mao ze-dong, launched the cultural revolution, and everything changed over the next few. Ji-li jiang tells the story of her life being completely torn apart by the cultural revolution and her own thoughts and beliefs on chinese communism ji-li, a distinguished student, is condescended at school because of her family's past. Ji-li jiang brings her memoir to life in this film, telling her personal story of survival during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century--china's cultural revolution.