Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary and Analysis

Mao suddenly says that the leaders who had allowed free markets, competitive sports, and literary or artistic freedom were to be denounced. Though the party had sanctioned all these activities, Mao now says that they weren't his orders, but were coming from a "bourgeois headquarters" within the party. Chang Shou-yu and Yu-Fang are listed among those "capitalist-roaders" guilty of those crimes, though they are both respected and well-liked and receive no punishment other than "denunciation meetings". Chang Shou-yu tells Jung that it's good for the younger generation to question and take control, but it's only his way of trying to make sense of this cultural revolution.

Groups of rebels form and quickly split into factions, all seeking power which Mao seems to be saying is available to those who will take it. Yu-Fang is forced through the streets wearing a dunce...

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