Setting: Yong Jing

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"the basket-ball court of the town's high school had been converted into a makeshift open-air cinema."
- When Luo and the narrator visit Yong Jing to watch the oral cinema
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"when the local canteen prepared a dish of beef and onions, the smell reached the nose of every single inhabitant"
-demonstrates how small Yong Jing is, everybody living within close distance
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"wasn't much more than a single high street about 200 metres long"
-statistics tell us exactly how Yong Jing is small, yet is considered closest place of civilisation to the boys
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"Yong Jing had electricity instead of the oil lamps we were used to"
-Despite still being a small town, it still has electricity and is much more technologically advanced than Phoenix Mountain
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"Some were little more than mounds of earth, of varying size"
-Description of headstones in the graveyard of Yong JIng
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Card 2

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-demonstrates how small Yong Jing is, everybody living within close distance

Back

"when the local canteen prepared a dish of beef and onions, the smell reached the nose of every single inhabitant"

Card 3

Front

-statistics tell us exactly how Yong Jing is small, yet is considered closest place of civilisation to the boys

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

-Despite still being a small town, it still has electricity and is much more technologically advanced than Phoenix Mountain

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

-Description of headstones in the graveyard of Yong JIng

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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