Ji Li Jiang, the author of Red Scarf Girl, uses a narrative and descriptive writing. Using first person, she describes how she felt during moments that are currently happening in the book. “The blood rushed into my head. I felt like throwing up” (50 Jiang). This quote shows how scared she felt when someone wrote a Da Zi Bao about her, which was meant to attack and humiliate her. She tells the story of her life as a child and growing up during the Cultural Revolution. “Our beloved Chairman Mao has started the Cultural Revolution (21 Jiang).” This quote shows the beginning of her journey and how the Cultural Revolution will change her life.
I felt like I could see the Da Zi Bao being littered all over the school and especially in the