The Question and Answer section for Chinese Cinderella is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What chapter are you referring to? Who do you mean by "her"?
Direct quotes from Big Brother, as in his dialogue? Or quotes about Big Brother?
The Japanese treat the Chinese as subservient and second class. They are occupiers of China and expect the Chinese to do what they say:
My three brothers were always grumbling about the Japanese classes they were required to take at school. We...