|Emne||Autobiography: historical, political & military|
Om Memo of Youth-Recollection of the Past a
The Memo of Youth describes the spiritual journey of an "educated youth" who went and worked in the countryside and mountainous areas. The beginning of the poem bluntly speaks out the various kinds of attitudes of the people today towards the movement of "going and working in the countryside and mountainous areas" in those years. It includes the topics of "forget", "not to mention", "complaint", "introspection" and "curse", and the work of Xue Baoqin is under the topic of "memo". "I" in the poem not only experienced the general psychological process of the "educated youths", but also have a rare personality to introspect and think, thus can be considered as the representative of the "educated youths" of the same generation.