Forgot your password?  

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Characters & Character Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Red Scarf Girl.
This section contains 1,099 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Study Guide

Important People

Ji-li Jiang

Ji-li Jiang is born on the Chinese New Year in 1954. Her name means Lucky and beautiful and her parents gave her that name because they wanted her to be the happiest girl in the world. She was happy until she was selected to audition for a dance training class at the Central Liberation Army Arts Academy and her father tells her she can't because her family can't pass the political background investigation. Like other school children, she is indoctrinated in ideology in school and is proud to be working toward the goals of the new China. Ji-li lives in a large room with her parents, grandmother, housekeeper, Song Po-po and brother and sister. Her brother Ji-yong is eleven and one year younger than her while her sister, Ji-yun is two years younger. Her parents had been actors. Even though Ji-li supports the goals of the new...

(read more from the Important People section)

This section contains 1,099 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Study Guide
Copyrights
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook