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PMSAIH Literary CriticismRequired Summer 2022 Reading AssignmentDue Date: September 1st (first full day of school)Point Value: 50 pointsYour summer reading book is Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by BarbaraDemick. You can check it out from PMSA or a local library or purchase it on your own.Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years. The book isbased on true events and is a rare and fascinating depiction of ordinary life under the rule ofdictators Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine thatkilled one-fifth of the population.Part One: Reading Journal (20 points)Choose two chapters from pages 1-150 and two chapters from page 151 to the end of the bookand write 4 journal entries for each chapter (a minimum of 5 sentences for each entry). Thejournal entries should focus on one of these topics:• What does this chapter inspire you to think about?• What connections do you make between this chapter an...