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Eileen Chang's Memories About Her Childhood (Essay Sample)

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Please give a brief summary of Zhang Ailing’s (a.k.a. Eileen Chang) memories about her childhood. What memories does she have of her brother, her mother, and father? (based on “Intimate Words” 《私欲》; pdf online under “Readings”)
How did the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War 2 impact Zhang Ailing and other students at her school? What memories and philosophical reflections about the war period does she share? What do you think of her style of writing? (based on “From the Ashes” 《烬余录》; pdf online under “Readings”)
How does the portrayal of wartime life in the film Lust Caution compare to the depiction of the war in Zhang's essays?

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Eileen Chang
Ailing remembers that her brother was always sickly and had to be placed on a special diet. As a result, he turned out to be greedy. They would therefore, mix his candy with bitter herbs as well as covering his hands with the same herb in order to curb his cravings. Her mother was never very cheerful not unless she had played with her for long hours. Ailing remembers reciting Tang poems that she never knew the meaning. Her mother was never happy in the morning. At some point, her dad tried to carry her to his concubine’s house but Ailing refused by clinging on the door frame. Her dad spanked her an

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