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  • Who Will Light Incense When Mother's Gone Analysis

    definition of identity is “who or what a person is”. A writer named Andrew Lam reveals what personal identity means in “Who Will Light Incense When Mother 's Gone. In this non-fiction story, Lam moves to America, and he begins to emphasize who he is as an individual, rather than becoming a duplicate of his family. Suddenly, since Lam moved to America, he does not recall is old ways of living, therefore he is on a quest for his identity presented by rejection, change, and new beginnings. All of a sudden, the family has moved to America, and Lam begins rejecting family functions. Since Lam came to America, he began the quest for his identity, whereas his mother already had an opposing idea of…

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  • Who Will Light Incense When Mothers Gone Analysis

    Who Will Light Incense When Mother’s Gone? “Who Will Light Incense When Mother’s Gone?” is a creative non-fiction essay written by Andrew Lam. Lam was born in Vietnam in 1964 and immigrated to America with his family during the Vietnam war to avoid the violence surrounding the war (CITE). Immigrating to America shaped Lam’s identity in all aspects of his life including his writing (CITE). Written in 2003, Lam’s essay encompasses the themes of rebellion/conformity and identity in respect to old…

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  • Thematic Observation

    The writer used Aquilaria Sinensis in the poem, which was an endangered species of plant in the Thymelaeaceae family, to metaphor Hong Kong. Aquilaria Sinensis appears in thousand years ago, it has special incense smell and it's a medicinal plant which is also a source of fragrant wood, formed under a pathological condition, called agarwood. The writer explained the origin of the name “Hong Kong” at the beginning of the poem. In the past, Hong Kong was transit port of “incense tree, with joss…

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  • Dragon's Blood

    Is not the blood of real dragons but a resin that comes from various sources. The pigment which is bright red is how it got the name Dragon's Blood. There are those that used the pigment to create lipstick out of it, using the [i]Dracaena cinnabari[/i] 0r the cinnabar tree that is found on an island in the Indian ocean, those empires are the Greek and the Roman as well as some others. Another name for this herb is [i]Sangre de Dragon[/i]. This version of the herb comes from the Croton Uechelri…

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  • Palm Tree Symbols

    satisfied or does not want more, he tilts the empty cup quickly back and forth 4 to 5 times. The must not put the coffee cup on the ground or tray, but must hands it to the host accompanied with phrases of gratitude and thankfulness. Usually, the coffee is served with fuwala, and permanently found in the house’s majlis or living room, in case of surprising guest. Third, the censer (mubkar) is a pot made of pottery or metal. It is locally used for various purposes ranging from warding off evil…

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  • Ching Kwok Buddhist Temple

    There are many religions in Toronto, among the Christian churches that have stood in there for decades, I have chosen the only Buddhism temple in the downtown area, Ching Kwok Buddhist temple as my subject of field research. In the essay I will identify and explain several features of the daily afternoon recitation carried out by the monks by using theories of Raymond Williams and views of Malory Nye regarding to the relationship between culture and religion. I argue that, the purpose of this…

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  • Idea Of Building Pyramid For Remembrance Of The Egyptian Pharaohs Come From?

    The second source I used was an artifact called an, Incense burner, found in Nubia tomb about 3100 B.C.E. This burner is “distinctively Nubian in form. Carved in the technique of Nubian rock art, it is decorated on the rim with typical Nubian designs. It was found in the tomb of a Nubian ruler at Qustul and incorporates images associated with Egyptian pharaohs” ( Par 1). “Scholars are finding in the artifacts…

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  • Cloisonne Tripod Censer

    uniqueness. Only one side of the object is clearly visible to the viewers, thus, it gives the assumption that both sides are symmetrical. The object’s scale, form and bulbous silhouette suggest a bowl with raised tripod legs, two handles and a lid. With a Chinese cultural background, it can easily be identified as a censer. The carved-out texture on the lid demonstrates how the artist not only considered the aesthetics, but also the function in the design. This carved out holes allow the smoke…

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  • Trade Routes In The Ancient World Essay

    In this paper I will discuss which trade routes were an essential part of globalization in the ancient world, thus including routes such as The Silk Road, The Grand Trunk Road, as well as Incense Road. There are many roads and paths discussed in ancient writings. These are used to not only move goods and products, but also to spread religions, messages, and ways of life. One main road is the Silk Road. The Silk road expands between around five empires; those ranging from The Roman Empire,…

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  • The Rights Of Man Paine Analysis

    family, I have very different beliefs than where I go to an all Catholic girls school. Because I am Buddhist, I disagree with what the Catholic Church says about religious practices. When I pray to God at school, I believe in the some of moral values taught by Jesus Christ, but I do not fully believe in following his foot steps. For example, I do not believe in the body and blood of Christ during Holy Communion or the Last Supper. In Reconciliation at my school, the Catholic church believes in…

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