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Yiyun Li
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Autobiography

Explore the question of whether or not all writing is autobiographical in some way. Support your argument with points from the text.

Autobiography

Throughout the book, Li expresses various thoughts on the nature of autobiography. Dissect her arguments and explain how you feel that her position has shaped the way in which she wrote her own memoir.

Suicide

Discuss, with examples, how Li's experience of death and suicide have influenced her perspective on the topic.

Melodrama

Explain how, according to Li, life is melodrama. Use examples from the text to support your explanation.

Reading and Writing

Answer the questions: Why read? and Why write? with evidence from the book.

Reading and Writing

Explain why Li chose the phrase: "Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life" as the title of her book. What does this phrase say about the nature of why...

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