This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Shanghai - This is the main setting of the novel outside of the Green Dragon Village.
The Green Dragon Village - This is the commune where Z.G. is sent for his thought therapy and where he teaches the peasants how to paint propaganda posters.
The Mural - This is Joy's attempt to express her distrust of the Chinese government and their control over the peasants at the Green Dragon Village.
Propaganda Posters - This is the primary art that Z.G. works on during the communist era.
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