He possesses a suitcase full of forbidden "reactionary" Western novels that the Narrator and Luo covet and eventually steal. The novel won five French literary prizes. The narrator is terrified—all music by western composers has been banned for years.
The Miller is an old man who lives alone and is a repository of local folk songs. The narrator is most taken by the novel Jean-Christophe. The narrator says that even in middle school, he and Luo learned nothing, as the official curriculum consisted solely of lessons on industry and agriculture.
He asks Luo to repair his bad tooth, since his father is a dentist, but Luo refuses. One day, they find Four-Eyes boiling his clothes, and he tells his friends that he had the opportunity to get off the mountain by collecting folk songs from an old miller.
Retrieved November 28, The narrator goes to Yong Jing to try to get help from the gynecology department at the hospital. The narrator envisions himself as a "secret agent" and he mostly enjoys the task.
He ruined the opportunity by offending the old man and got lice in the process. The boys perform backbreaking work and carry buckets of feces to the fields every day.
When the headman returns, he's very angry because he received poor dental care in Yong Jing. In the time leading up to her departure, she cut her hair into a bob, asked the tailor to buy her white shoes, and altered a jacket for herself.
A bespectacled camp-member called Four-Eyes - glasses of course being the most awful sign of the decadent intellectual - has a stash of forbidden literature: That night, the narrator dreams about the gang of suitors cutting his ear off and the Little Seamstress rescuing him.
In the 21st century, being able to access to much more information about Chairman Mao as well as the Cultural Revolution, people start to look at that period of time from a different perspective.
Luo later becomes a professor in a dental institute in Shanghaiwhile Ma moves to France and becomes a professional violinist. The narrator and Luo are sent to work in the extremely dangerous coal mine for two months.
The headman agrees, and the narrator works the treadle. The seamstress gets up and resumes her march down the mountain. However, since the revolutionary society does not permit having children out of wedlock, and she and Luo are too young, the narrator must set up a secret abortion for her.
The Village Headman, the leader of the village to which the narrator and Luo are sent for re-education, is a year-old "ex- opium farmer turned Communist cadre.
At one point in the story, the narrator recounts The Count of Monte Cristo to him while he spends the night with the narrator and Luo.
The narrator goes to Yong Jing to try to get help from the gynecology department at the hospital. But even this taint of bourgeois expertise is reversed when the chief himself suffers from the toothache and the boy has to fix the tooth using a terrifying hand-cranked drill - while the patient is offered homespun anaesthesia in the form of something to smoke.
Luo lights a cigarette. Jeff Zaleski of Publishers Weekly said that the novel "emphasize[s] the power of literature to free the mind. The narrator says that he and Luo grew up in apartments next to each other and were best friends.
After staying up all night reading the book, Luo gives the book to the narrator and leaves the village in order to tell the story to the Little Seamstress. The Little Seamstress soon falls in love with Luo. Four-Eyes refuses, but is unable to complete his task.
Four-Eyes refuses, but is unable to complete his task. Luo only hit the narrator once, in The next day, the Little Seamstress tells the narrator she's pregnant. She eventually leaves the mountain and everything that she has known without saying goodbye, to start a new life in the city.
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