ways history is remembered and judged

Write an essay of approxiniately 4 pages, double spaced, in response to the following prompt.

Consider To Live, the book by Yu Hua, and To Live, the film by Zhang Yintoir; as two different attempts to evaluate and come to terms with the Mao Years. What can these two attempts tell us about
the different ways history is remembered and judged in the PRC? Based on your own understanding of China’s recent history, how would you evaluate the Mao Years? Where do you auce or disattree with
the versions of history presented by Yu Hua and Zhang Yimou?