Eileen Chang

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  • Love in a Fallen City

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    “Love in a Fallen City” written in 1943 by Chinese writer Eileen Chang(1920-1995). Eileen Chang is one of the most writers of twentieth- century in China. She was born into an aristocratic family in Shanghai. Chang’s grandfather is Hang peilun who is son in law to Li hongzhang, an influential official in Qing dynasty. Her grandmother Li juyu is the oldest daughter of Li hongzhang. Chang studied literature at the university of Hong Kong. However, in 1941 Japanese attacked on Shanghai, and she had

  • Darkness By Eileen Chang Quotes

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    sense of happiness. However, in Eileen Chang’s fiction light and darkness are emphasized to elicit different feelings. For instance, light can be used to illuminate desolation or obstacles that characters are hesitant to face. Meanwhile darkness can serve as an ominous precursor for calamities that have not yet unfolded. Most importantly darkness and light serve as critical links to major themes in Eileen Chang's fiction. One particular illustration of Eileen Chang's usage of light and darkness

  • Analysis Of Eileen Chang 's Red Rose, White Rose

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    soul, and deceives himself that he is in love with that soul; only after possessing her body, he can forget about her soul. Perhaps this is the only way to liberate himself.” This is a famous quote from the novel “Red Rose, White Rose” written by Eileen Chang, one of the most influential contemporary Chinese female writers. There is no doubt that some modern critics and feminists may point out that this idea of gender role is opposed to gender equality and balance of a relationship. However, men and

  • Essay: the Bad Seed

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    The world itself is full of people and the secrets hidden within. A prime example of this are from books like The Bad Seed by William March and We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. These two novels both contain characters with many secrets, many dark secrets that cause them to hide and live away from society. In a sense, these characters live in “secret worlds”. Starting off with The Bad Seed, Rhoda, the main character who is responsible for violent crimes and her mother Christine

  • Eileen Fisher Case Study Essay

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    | While reading through Eileen Fisher, Repositioning the Brand, it became apparent early on that the company’s main issue was relevancy—an issue that many companies face in today’s market. Keeping the company current in order to attract new customers while not abandoning already loyal customers in the process is a huge challenge that EILEEN FISHER struggled with. For purposes of differentiating between the company and the person, “EILEEN FISHER” shall refer to the company for the duration of this

  • Polly In Regeneration

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    Based on things happen in the first half of the novel, here are my predictions of things may happen on the second half: first, Colin will go back to 1940 and rescue Polly, Mike and Eileen; second, relationship between Eileen and the vicar will be deepen; third, Mary and Polly are in fact the same person. First of all, I predict that Colin will go to 1940 and rescue Polly mainly because of a foreshadowing conversation between Polly and Colin. When Colin tries to convince Polly to accept his love,

  • Connie Willis Book Report

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    saying came to my mind immediately after reading Connie Willis’ .   is a book that continues to give me surprises and it taught me things that may take me decades to understand. talks about a group of historians, Polly, Merope (always refers to as Eileen), Michael (used name “Mike” when doing assignments in the past)  and Colin in the 2060s who travel back in time to observe historic events. However, they met troubles during the assignments and accidently changed history. They found themselves trapped

  • Contrasting Responsibility in Carver's "Fever" and Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues"

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    What allows a human being to constantly face-up to the responsibilities of life? What makes a mother or father continue to clothe, feed, and pick up their child from school? What makes a person wake up every morning to go to a job he or she hates, come home, and begin the whole process the following morning? Is it "responsibility" that makes a person do what they have to do, or rather is it fearing the consequence? Truthfully, this would depend on the situation. Parents would most likely fulfill

  • Eileen Gray 's Design And Design

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    stuck in the Art Deco period while the old design with flower patterns and fabric was very common however Eileen 's design used materials like tubular steel, aluminium and glass and people were lacking interest for Eileen Gray’s furniture because it was an unusual design for them. Here is the comparison of what the society would have wanted at the time vs what Eileen Gray designed: Eileen Gray’s design So why is her furniture still in fashion in the twenty first century? It 's not difficult

  • Book Review Wild Swans

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    Book Review Author: Jung Chang Title: Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Publication: Simon and Schuster, London, 1991 1. Main Thesis In Wild Swans, Jung Chang describes the life of three generations of woman in her family. Beginning in the year 1909 and ending in present time, it gives an insight into almost eighty years of the cultural history of China. Jung Chang has said in a interview that her intention in writing Wild Swans was to show how the Chinese people, and in particular the women