How the Cultural Revolution Created Divisions
The Chinese Cultural Revolution was not bringing people together at all.It was creating division between people.The Cultural Revolution was a very difficult time because it tore families, neighbors, and good friends apart.The Cultural Revolution was a movement aimed more a creating division because people were taking other’s things and they would turn on their best friends and their neighbors.
People would take one another’s things and turn on their best friends by telling others they did something they didn’t even do.Nobody even knew who to trust.”I had never liked ortrusted him, but if what he said was true, she was really wicked”(Jang 145). Ji-Li’s friends from school would also tell on each other to the Red Guards.The neighbors would tell the Red Guards that their neighbors had one of the four olds.The Red Guards would raid their houses and break valuable possessions and take people’s personal items that were four olds.
The Cultural Revolution was a movement that ended up creating divisions because people were taking others belongings and they would turn on their best friends and their neighbors even though they were like family.People’s friends from school would tell on each other to the Red Guards.Neighbors were telling the Red Guards that their neighbors had one of the four olds.So the people would turn on their closest friends and even family members.The Cultural Revolution created divisions between people.