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  • Amy Tan Argumentative Essay

    jewelry that loses value when the Chinese mothers pass it down to their American grown children to demonstrate that the mother’s hope and wisdom also possess no value for the child because it was molded by a different culture that does not fit in with their way of life. In an effort to help their children, the mothers only place a heavier burden on them to carry their Chinese culture while balancing it with their American lifestyle. Topic Sentence 1: The Chinese mothers pass down their…

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  • Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mom Analysis

    Professor at Yale Law School, Amy Chua, writes about her unique style of parenting. Chua wrote “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior”, a passage from her book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom. The article was then excerpted and put into the Wall Street Journal, and was written to show her strict approach to parenting. This article quickly gained attention from parents around the world and was surrounded by conflicting opinions. The piece has caused controversy throughout America and has made parents…

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  • Chinese Work Culture

    Chinese and Their Work Culture China consists of 56 different ethnic groups (Wang, 2015). The Han constitutes majority of the total population, with sub groups such as Cantonese and Hakka (Erbaugh, 2000); the other 55 groups are generally referred to as the minority groups (Wang, 2015), such as the Mongols, Hui people and Tibetan people (Dwyer, 2005). According to Heathfield (2016), work culture refers to values, beliefs, thought processes, attitudes and behaviours shared by a group of people,…

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  • The Structural Section Of The Temple Of Confucianism In China

    Kuiwen Hall is believed to be a rare architecture in the Chinese history. It is the second largest and tallest architecture in the Temple of Confucius in Qufu, ranks behind the Dacheng Hall. The tower is built with timber without using a metal nail, still, with a strong structure. There was a huge earthquake in the period of Qing Kangxi Emperor ages. Most of the buildings collapsed at that time, while the Kuiwen Hall stood firm.…

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  • Confucian Influence On Chinese Society

    citizens. In the ancient Chinese society, scholars studied the Confucianism for the official examination. Hence, Confucianism became stepping stone for ordinary people got into the dominating class. The Five Classics and the Confucian vision that two books were advocated by ancient Chinese Imperial Government. Confucianism for maintaining social harmony and stability have a positive effect whereas some people argue that Confucianism may restrain the Chinese people's thoughts as Chinese…

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  • Compare And Contrast Confucianism And Taoism

    Taoism is a religion most commonly seen in China. Taoism does share some similarities with two religions we have discussed previously, including Buddhism and Confucianism. This religion started with a man named Lao Tzu. Lao Tzu was born around 604 B.C and was known in the Taoism religion as “the Old Boy.” People were not very certain about Lao Tzu because there were different conspiracies about different parts of his life. Some legends about Lao Tzu included people believing he was in his…

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  • Summary Of Confucius's Analects

    The Analects is a collection of passages written in the words of Confucius and his disciples.It largely aims to shows the moral and philosophical values in China and other Eastern countries. Confucius can be regarded conservative through this writings; however, conservatism is greatly seen in the Analects through different themes like rituals (Li), humaneness (Jen/Ren), Superior Scholar (Chun-tzu), Filial (Xiao). Confucius has focused a number of his teachings on following rites and rituals, in…

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  • Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior, By Amy Chua

    children is grown to learn and have the knowledge to succeed academically. Several people portrait a different image of their children’s potential and ability to achieve success. In Amy Chua’s essay “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior,” she writes a memoir of how she raised her two daughters following the Chinese culture. She describes what she did to help her daughters to achieve success academically even though her method was harsh. She did what was necessary for them to be at their best which…

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  • Wo Jiao Lin Lan Analysis

    “Wo Jiao Lin Lan.” I learned this sentence last year in Chinese class. Me knowing Chinese was one of the reasons why I wanted to make Hong Kong my stopover for my return to Japan. I was also encouraged by the fact that my friend Natalie will come with me to Hong Kong. I was able to learn the Hong Kong culture and lifestyle. On this trip, I really enjoyed the sightseeing locations. On the first day of Hong Kong, I was lucky enough to ride on a double decker bus that took me on a night tour…

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  • Cheongsam Research Paper

    “cool” to us, and these characteristics are most evident in trends related to clothing and fashion. Clothing functions as not only a social necessity, but also a versatile mean of self-expression and cultural identity. The beauty of the traditional Chinese garment has caught the eye of many modern designers who look to incorporate the traditional aspects of the Cheongsam, also known as the “qipao” into contemporary designs. The works these designers have created has caught…

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