Everything you need to understand or teach Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li.
Moyan is a deeply confused and lonely girl when she enters the army. Moyan has been told by a neighbor that she is adopted and that her parents have lied to her about her heritage. The fact that her parents married for convenience so that her mother would not have to be sent to a mental hospital is also kept from Moyan. When she learns all this, Moyan becomes confused. Moyan turns to the only person she believes she can trust, Professor Shan, the same neighbor who told her these rumors.
In the army Moyan isolates herself, telling herself that she prefers her own company and the company of nature to that of the other girls. However, Moyan becomes obsessed with the other girls, particularly a girl named Nan. Nan is a singer with the voice of an angel that everyone really likes. Moyan finds...
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