Song Dynasty

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  • Chinese Acrobats

    Chinese Acrobats I chose to do my reflection on my experience seeing the Chinese Acrobats. The Chinese acrobats performed at the World Theater at California State University Monterey Bay. The acrobats were from Peoples Republic of China, and used their skills to engage the audience through talented gymnastics, dance, and martial arts. Each distinctive and special talent offered a very unique outlook of the Chinese culture. The Peoples Republic of China’s culture is very important to their…

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  • Parental Pressure Essay

    Chinese American Students Experience High Parental Pressure According to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Chinese Americans are the largest ethnic group of Asian demographic in the United States. Their population has been increasing tremendously by 37.9% in this decade (Hoeffel 15). Being one of the largest ethnic group in the United States, their presence has significant impacts on various aspects that relate to the overall development of the country, these include but are not limited to…

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  • Moon Orchid Analysis

    Kingston displays in a “A Song for A Barbarian Reed Pipe, a story of a displaced mother raising her children in a culture and language different than that of her homeland when she begins, “Here is a story my mother told me, not when I was young, but recently, when I told her I also talk story.” (Kingston 206). Being the focus of the story, character Ts’ai Yen represents the plight of both the reality and collective fiction of the author when she begins to sing her own song amidst the alien…

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  • Ben Fong-Torres The Rice Room

    As the Chinese made their way for America most of their intentions were to make money in order to send money to their families back in China. For men from China, they would make their journey across the Pacific Ocean and start their work while searching for a woman to make a prosperous family. Women in China would hope for a man to need a wife in America by way of an arranged marriage rather than being in China where they would not have as bright of futures. If an arranged marriage was set up…

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  • Nameless Aunt Analysis

    Kingston opens her autobiography with a tale of a nameless aunt. She describes the way in which women who are impregnated out of wedlock are treated in China, in this case, utterly erased from memory. Her father 's sister committed suicide after all of the villagers in her rural Chinese village destroyed their home, taking the baby along with her. Then her name is forgotten, her line is severed, and she is denied the sacred burial rites of the Chinese. Kingston reflects on this harsh treatment…

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  • Mao Zedong's This Land So Rich In Beauty

    .“This Land so Rich in Beauty” is an ink paiting drawed by Guan Shanyue and Fu Baoshi in 1959. The calligraphy is not by either of the painters, but based on one of the poems written by Mao Zedong who is the chairman of the Communist Part. It is the decoration of the government buildings, the Great Hall of the People, and highly praised by contemporaries in all the immense collaborative paintings.(p.218, Art in China) The inscription on the top of the left is a sentence from the poem which named…

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  • Silence In Maxine Hong Kingston's Story, Silence

    In Maxine Hong Kingston’s story, Silence, she reveals a painful and strict childhood when she didn’t speak. Through reading this story one can discover the relationship she had with her silence which she conveys to the audience as comfort. The Silence of her voice provides considerable information towards her Chinese beliefs. The idea of moving can be harsh on whoever experiences the concept of leaving behind a sense of security. When traveling around the world, one can differentiate various…

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  • Mother-Daughter Relationships In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

    Mothers all over the world dream of raising daughters who know who they are and what they want. Furthermore, mothers want their daughters to feel empowered while remaining true to themselves and their values. Amy Tan’s novel The Joy Luck Club explores four mother/daughter relationships and the struggles they face. The mothers all use the memory of their tribulations while living in China, in an effort to pass on messages of empowerment to their daughters. Through their own narratives, they…

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  • Chinese Culture In China

    Etiquette to the Chinese is very important. Exquisite etiquette originated from the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BCE). A huge aspect of etiquette is respecting people in higher positions. A person in a lower position needs to bow when he/she passes someone of higher power. Also, he/she walks with quick and short steps to show respect for elders or…

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  • The Art Of War: The Meaning Of Chinese Strategic Culture

    Chinese strategic culture It is very hard to define the meaning of strategic culture. According to Andrew Scobell, it is a persistent system of values held in common by the leaders or group of leaders of a state concerning the use of military force (Scobell 1999). Strategic culture consists of common beliefs, cultural assumptions, and behavior of individuals, based on shared experience and collective identification of a group’s relationship (Delios and Henisz, 2003). Research by Nisbett…

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