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Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Incriminating Letter, Sweeping, Epilogue, pgs. 244 - 272 Summary

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The Incriminating Letter, Sweeping, Epilogue, pgs. 244 - 272 Summary and Analysis

Ji-li is happy to be home in Shanghai. While she is lying in bed, Mom and Uncle Tian are talking in the bathroom. Ji-li reads a letter she finds on her mother's bed. The letter is to the Municipal Party Committee and complains about conditions in the theater. They want the work unit investigated for its tactics. The letter is signed as 'The Revolutionary Masses.'

Ji-li thinks about the letter and its implications. She wonders if her father has really done anything wrong. Mom starts yelling about the letter saying the theater people are coming to search their home. She tells Ji-li to hide the letter. She hides the letter in the cat's litter box just as the search committee arrives at the door.

Dad is accused of being a landlord and...

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