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  • Language Attitudes Paper

    Northeastern Mandarin, which is a dialect that is related to but obviously different from standard Mandarin. The research article examines language attitudes towards Northeastern Mandarin and Standard Mandarin. The article also discusses the implications of such attitudes and possible reasons behind language attitudes. In the introduction part, the author reviewed some important research on language attitudes, explaining how people 's attitudes towards language varieties imply their perception of the speakers. Listeners tend to make judgment about speakers based on their accent. People’s language attitudes may not constant; the change of attitudes can result from socio-economical and cultural factors (Garrett 2010). The introduction part also introduces Chinese language families: Putonghua (term…

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  • Essay On China's Cultural Awareness

    92 percent of the population is Han Chinese, the other 8 percent consists of Zhuagn, Uyhgur, Hai, Ye, Tibetan, Miao, Manchu, Mongoi, Buyi, Korean, and others. The main language in the People’s Republic of China is Mandarin Chinese, it is part of Beijing dialect. Modern spoken Chinese replaced the classical language in the 1920s. The writing system has more than six thousand characters that have not changed in thousands of years. It is also an easier written dialect where a Chinese word is…

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  • Sheng Xuanhuai's Contribution To Modernizing China

    Weeks prior to the procession, Sheng Xuanhuai’s family had engaged in a grueling lobbying campaign to seek a permit for the funeral cortege to go through Nanjing 南京 Road and other major streets in the International Settlement. On October 25, 1917, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai zong shanghui 上海總商會) filed a written request to the SMC at the behest of the Sheng family for the use of Nanjing Road for the procession. In the letter, Sheng was portrayed as a highly accomplished…

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  • European Domination In China

    The European domination happens all around the world. Especially in Asian places, European domination happens obviously. The European domination happens because of historical and modern factors. In the side of historical factors, the wars between Asian countries and European countries, the results of post-wars, and the different developments of societies in Asian and European countries directly caused the European domination in the world. On the other hand, in the side of modern factors, the…

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  • Gold In The Ancient Chinese Dynasties Essay

    Gold In the ancient Chinese dynasties has been represented in different material. Before the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC- 403BC). Gold often was represented bronze, which was the dominate and widespread material other than iron. Ancient people did not understand so much about gold, and also the limited availability of gold. Precious metal gold was not utilized regularly until a few dynasties later. However, After the Warring States Period (403BC- 221BC). People started to consider in which…

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  • Why Did Sun Yatsen Fall

    Yuan had been the general in command of the Beijing Army. He had used his military power to become a threat to the Manchu government. Over the pre-texts that his war wounds made him unsightly in court, Yuan was dismissed by Prince Chun. Then later, when the uprising in Wuhan begun, Prince Chun asked Yuan if he would take the army to sort it out. Yuan indeed looked as if he was doing that, but once he reached Wuhan he turned on the Qing and joined the revolutionists as revenge for the unkind…

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  • Effects Of The Boxer Rebellion In China

    During the beginning of the 20th century, China had severe repercussions on its economy and social life, along with many natural disasters. The scatter of foreign and domestic policies across China, along with the defeat in the first Sino-Japanese War, eventually led to an uprising in China. During the rebellion there was an imbalance between social classes and power. Unfortunately, this created instability among the Chinese, leading to the 1911 revolution. Foreign influences in China were seen…

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  • Analysis Of Voltaire's Orphan Of China

    An Ideal Image of China: Analysis of Voltaire’s Orphan of China Han xue 14421771 1. The Orphan of Zhao is a Chinese play from the Yuan era and it's written by thirteenth-century dramatist Ji Jun Xiang. It tells a story that takes place during the Spring and Autumn period of China. A nobility Minister Zhao and his family members were killed by an evil general, Tu’an GU. The grandson of Minister Zhao I the only survivor. A group of heroes sacrificed themselves only to protect the Zhao Orphan.…

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  • Reality Tv Show Analysis

    A. A personal trouble can be defined as a hardship faced by an individual in society due to their own character or temperament. For instance, alcoholism is not due to powers that lie outside the individual but characteristics this one individual pertains that makes him or her addicted to alcohol. In regards, to this example of alcoholism it is not good thing because it leads to a cascade of negative occurrences like losing your job, and damage to your liver. Some examples of this show are the…

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  • Deng Xiaoping Summary

    Following the 1980s under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, Beijing said it follows an “independent foreign policy of peace” under China’s fundamental foreign policy goals are to save China’s independence, in addition to its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Also, to create an international environment for China’s reform and to open up and modernization. International views about Deng Xiaoping were also varied depending on the country. Prior to the protests at Tiananmen Square, he led his…

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