My Grandfather a land lord....... and .. my father a rightist
I known what her grandfather was! A LANDLORD! Her father...
A Search In Passing
Du Hai tells Ji-Li that her grandfather was a landlord and she now realizes what her bad political background is. But she known that now she won't have the freedom to the same like other with a good political background.
When her father does not let Ji-Li audition because of her families bad political background. It effected Ji-Li because it made her realize that her life wasn't as lucky as she thought it was.
When Ji-Li's house is searched by the Red Guards she realizes that because her grandfather was a landlord people would treat her different.