Life and Death in Shanghai Topics for Discussion

Nien Cheng
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Name some of the accusations the Red Guards and the Chinese government make against Cheng. How does she respond to these accusations?

Physical and mental anguish play important roles during Cheng's imprisonment. Name some of the torments she suffers and how she overcomes them.

Cheng says she does not fear death because as a Chinese woman, she sees herself as a member of a long line of her mothers and daughters. Do you think this feeling has changed with Meiping's death?

What are some of the compelling pieces of evidence that prove without a doubt that Meiping did not commit suicide?

What are some of the activities that Cheng did while in prison to remain mentally sharp and alert?

The doctor that visits Cheng in the detention house was actually a peasant with no medical training. How did he get there? What does the expression "learn swimming...

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