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  • Han Fei Tzu Legalism Analysis

    Han Fei Tzu: Legalism, is an ancient Chinese philosophy concerned with the art of rulership and the stability of the state. Along with hundreds of other philosophical schools, legalism emerged during the Warring States Period (453-422 BC), a time of intense political and intellectual turmoil. Unlike other schools of thought, legalism defined the strength of the state, through a system of punishments and rewards, propagated by common laws. Neither concerning itself with Confucian idealization of the past, or the morality of man, legalisms pragmatic system of governance, as best defined by Han Fei Zi, ended the hundreds of years of warfare and unified China. As aforementioned, Legalism was at the forefront of philosophical discourse during…

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  • Footbinding Symbolism

    and beasts and brought civility and orderliness. In addition, Footbinding worked as a loyalty test and demonstrated exclusionist and supremacist attitudes towards nations other than Han- Chinese. Finally, it is a body decoration, which suits femininity to seek the beauty at the times. These are salient truths contributed to the enduring appeal and relevance of the practice in late imperial China. In my own opinion, I strongly agree with what Dorothy presents in the journal Footbinding exists in…

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  • The Accidental Asian Analysis

    Sometimes I am curious about what the many different groups of minorities feel like in the United States. For example, their struggles, emotions, and actions they choose to make while trying to adjust to a new environment. Eric Liu’s memoir The Accidental Asian demonstrates just that. It depicts the double consciousness, social structures, instances of identity confusion, and the agency a second-generation Chinese American experiences. In high school, he experiences the social structure of…

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  • Reflection Of Confucianism In Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

    As the title suggests, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon refers to what lies beyond the eyes can perceive in a being. The movie illustrates characters that are relatable to self and Asian society. As we explore the Chinese ancestry in the class we watch the movie as a reflection of Confucianism and Taoism prevailing in traditions of China. The characters in the movie portray various attributes to paint the picture of China as a self-regulating society. As the movie begins, Li Mubai returns from…

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  • Similarities Between Gupta Dynasty And Han Dynasty

    existence, several rulers and dynasties controlled the large civilizations. The Han dynasty of China and the Gupta dynasty of India were two of the most successful and effective rulers of the Chinese and Indian civilizations.…

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  • The Importance Of Marketing In China And China

    Stephan Everingham EGT1 Task 4 In a time of global commerce, new business ventures can take on many forms. What used to be local or even national companies have become world-wide. International growth of a business can be extremely beneficial but is not without its challenges. Different countries have different peoples and different cultures - different ways of doing business altogether. If a venture is to be successful, these differences must be well understood. Let us consider China…

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  • Cultural Difference Between First And Second Generation In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

    The cultural difference between first and second generation is a common problem in immigration family and many people don 't know how to solve it. Many second generation feel that they don 't have connection with their own culture and they also think that their parent don 't understand them. Amy Tan 's The Joy Luck Club is a novel focuses on Chinese American Immigration families. It describes the cultural difference between first and second generations and talks about the family relationship…

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  • Injustice To Dou E Analysis

    Guan Hanqing was an acclaimed Zaju dramatist of the Yuan Dynasty, and one of the delegate figures of old Chinese musical show play essayists too(West, Stephen H.70). His best-known work is Injustice to Dou E, which is one of the four extraordinary tragedies of the Yuan Drama, the other three pieces of his work are; Autumn in the Han Palace by Ma Zhiyuan, The Firmiana Rain by Bai Pu and The Orphan of Zhao by Ji Junxiang. The Injustice to Dou remains one of Guan’s greatest pieces of writing. The…

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  • The Man Awakened From Dreams Analysis

    In the studied account of Liu Dapeng life by Henrietta Harrison, The Man Awakened from Dreams takes the reader on a journey through the history of China during the 19th and 20th century through a first-hand account of Dapeng’s writings from the time of 1891 up until his death in 1942. Dapeng was a Confucian scholar and teacher who held onto his Confucian beliefs he had gained during his youth throughout his life while China in retrospect changed drastically. Dapend grew up in the village of…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Resistance Movement In Germany

    The Swing Kids were not an organised opposition group but they did however, challenge the Nazi culture. The Swing Kids could have been identified due to their difference in clothing. They all had British elements to their outfits, some boys growing their hair long and wearing trench coats. The girls often wore make up- which Nazi’s strongly detested-, short skirts and wore their hair down, instead of the typical German braids. The White Rose The White Rose were a group of students from Munich…

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