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    Language Attitudes Paper

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Marco Polo Dbq

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    Marco Polo is notorious for his voyage to China, however, there are doubts that he actually went there at all. Marco Polo was very famous for being a European to go to China, trade and work for Kublai Khan. He wrote a book, The Travels of Marco Polo, and published it in Europe. Soon, everyone had read his book and began going to China to trade and get riches. This caused the economy in Europe to skyrocket. This is what started the Renaissance, and this is also based on a lie. Marco Polo did not…

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    Why Did Sun Yatsen Fall

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    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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    Still Seeking Synthesis: China’s Urban Poor 1900 to Present The ideal synthesis of capitalism and communism, as presented by Dr Martin Luther King Jr, is a system in which everyone has what they need to live a happy and productive life. While no one has exorbitantly more than they need, people are still encouraged to perform well at their given tasks in order to support themselves and contribute whatever extra they have to others. In short, the synthesis is a capitalist system with a much…

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    Before the introduction of Internet and mass media, control over the masses relied on both the CCP presenting themselves and their values like a religion with Mao as the figurehead sent to save all of China, and the cooperation of the masses to spread Mao’s words carry out his wishes. Ellul, a French propaganda analyst and philosopher described China’s propaganda as “using political education, or what he defined as 'brainwashing ', and huge organisations in a situation absent of mass media.…

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    China saw significant religious and social changes and continuities from 1200 to 1750 C.E. Confucianism continued to be a religion practiced by many Chinese citizens. However, as the period continued, the practice of Confucianism became far more popular. Socially, the emphasis on family in China maintained its importance in society. Nonetheless, as the period continued, the subordination of women within these families increased in severity. From 1200 to 1750 C.E., Confucianism continued to be…

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