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Pao Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapters 3 through 8 Summary

Kerry Young
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Part 2, Chapters 3 through 8 Summary

"Command"

Pao describes how he, his mother (Ma) and his brother (Xiuquan) were brought to Jamaica by Zhang following the death of their father as well as how Zhang, his father's best friend, introduced them to western clothes and western traditions and brought them into his business. Xiuquan warns Pao against getting too involved with Zhang, whom Xiuquan describes as a "two bit hoodlum," and also against getting too involved with new friends Hampton and Finlay, black Jamaicans whom Xiuquan says can't be trusted. In spite of his brother's warnings, Pao enjoys the status that comes from being associated with Zhang, but also heeds Zhang's warning about becoming too proud of himself.

"Doctrine"

Zhang tells Pao that the struggle of Jamaicans fighting against the oppression of white colonizers is the same as the political fight fought by Pao's father against British oppression in...

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