The Chinese Cinderlla

By: Aidan Slane

Beginning

The Chinese Cinderella is a story by Adeline Yen Mah is a story, of a unwanted daughter.

Setting

The setting takes place during world war ll. They live the city of Tianjin, and they later move to Shanghai, and then Hong Kong.

Charecters

Adeline

Niang

Joseph

Ye Ye

Aunt Baba

Lydia

Nai Nai

Gregory

Edgar

James

Franklin

Susan

The Schilling family

Rising Action

There are several rising actions in the story because she is treated so poorly. Her siblings treat her as if she is not part of the family, and so does her mother and father, both mentally and physically.

Climax

The turning point is when the mother and father decide that Adeline is "no use" and they send her to boarding school.

Falling Action

The falling action is when Adeline is rescued by her Aunt Reine, unaware of why she is in boarding school.