Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Adeline Yen Mah
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Chapters 1-6

• In the prologue, Adeline and her siblings were waiting to hear the reading of their father's will at an attorney's office.

• They were told not to read the will past the front page, and they did as they were told.

• At the request of their stepmother, the lawyer told them that their father's estate had no money, and they inherited nothing.

• Adeline began to retell the story of her ancestry to explain why she and her siblings obeyed their stepmother without question.

• In Chapter 1, Adeline told the story of her grand aunt who, when she was three, bucked tradition by refusing to have her feet bound.

• Grand Aunt, Adeline's grandfather, Ye Ye, and the other members of the family lived in Shanghai.

• Women's Bank was founded by Grand Aunt.

• This bank catered to the needs of women and was successful because there women were treated better...

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