American Born Chinese - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

Gene Luen Yang
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Chapter 7

Feeling generous after several thousand years, Lord-Above asks one of his most venerable priests, Hsuan-tsang, to take the Scriptures of Truth and visit an ancient Monkey-Demon who, if all goes well, will be his newest disciple. Hsuan does as the Lord-Above commanded and finds the Monkey captive under the mountain. Hsuan devotes much time to debating the power of humility and power. It is when the Monkey King realizes true humility that he is able to reduce his size enough to remove himself from the mountain. He agrees to serve and learn from Hsuan. They walk into the desert to begin Monkey's training.

Chapter 8

Jin and Amelia go on their first date to a movie theater, but while they are there Jin spends most of the time worrying that he's not 'doing things right'. When the lights go off in the theater...

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