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    creates a scene in which the poet, Li Bai is sitting alone under the moonlight as he sips on his drink and can share his loneliness with no one but the moon and his shadow. By pointing out that he is at a flower garden with moonlight shined upon him and a pot of wine by his side, the setting of the poem is rather pleasant and relaxing. The poet, however, appears to be frustrated because he has no real friends who are there for him. With a quick thought, Li Bai decides to think the moon and his shadow

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    Li Bai: A Life in Words The Tang dynasty of classical era China is renowned for its influence in the realm of the fine arts, including: poetry, pottery, painting, and magnificent calligraphy. Two well-known poets of the Tang dynasty are the greats, Li Bai and Du Fu, both known for their flamboyant and free-spirited poetry. Of the two, the poems of Li Bai that are still around today massively outnumber those of Du Fu. The life-story of the poet Li Bai is steeped in extravagance, as well as, hardship

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    Comparison of Li Po and Tu Fu's Poetry During the Tang Dynasty, Li Po and Tu Fu have reigned the literary world with their poetry. Their writing techniques and themes in their poetry allow them to stand out amongst other poets at the time. With the unique aspects and images these poets write about, they distinguish the similarities between themselves and contain different intensities in their poetry. While Li Po has a more relaxed tone to his poetry

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    Most Martial arts films in China generally tend to foreground issues of gender. In addition, these films portray a fixed line of gender separation. The Chinese Martial arts film culture has always been more receptive to the general idea of the female character in what Westerners would indeed consider exclusively male role such as the action hero (Castillo 3). In the martial art films several actress have even established their entire reputations as action stars. The action heroes were also held up

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    must be achieved.” This insightful quote ultimately embodies the notion of working hard for your freedom instead of waiting for it. So, precisely, one will only have the strength to gain freedom by persevering throughout life’s obstacles and hardships. Li Cunxin did not expect freedom to arrive at his doorstep; he was acutely aware that freedom and success are born from hard work; he suffered through blood, sweat and tears throughout his whole journey to earn his freedom. Li’s ruthless childhood experiences

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    Color Emphasis in Raise the Red Lantern Chen Ning (Jenny) Yen 58935107 ASIA 355 Professor Rui Wang 23/11/2012 Scholars and film critiques have often regarded the fifth-generation film Director, Zhang Yi Mou’s films as a visually sensual feast (Zhu 26). The predominant use of the color Red in his highly stylized films: Red Sorghum (1988), Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern (1991) are evidence of his trademark visual style thus leading scholars to critically

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    Cinema and movies are the true reflections of nation as well as society, both in the present and past. The movies and its modernisms occasionally have to catch up to the idea of nation, however sometimes it leads and shapes nation too. According to Berry and Farquhar (2006), Chinese movies have played a critical role in shaping nation and national identity amongst Chinese. This essay will mainly focus on how Chinese cinema has reflected and shaped the idea of nation. Apart from that, the history

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    The book The Devil And Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho and the movie Hero starring Jet Li even though in different languages, share a plethora of similarities. The Devil And Miss Prym tells the story of a young woman from the village of Visco, Chantal Prym. Her life was very simple and seemed so innocent, until the devil walked into Visco and offered her something she so strongly felt she deserved-- a way out of Visco. Of course there was a small price to pay, somebody had to die. After this day Chantal

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    As written in the book The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China by David J. Silbey, the author gives an account of the Boxer Rebellion. David J. Silbey, the author gives an account using allied soldier and diplomat’s letters and diaries of the Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion is an anti-foreigner movement in China during 1900. The conclusion of this rebellion lead to China having signed the Boxer Protocol in September 1901(Page 225). This treaty entailed the Chinese paying reparations

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    “Buddha be praised,” as many monks said after the passing of one’s life (Shaolin, 00:03:00). The Chinese Film Shaolin directed by Benny Chan tells a story of a historical event that was based on a true story, but warped a little in order to fit the time period of today. Monks are considered high class in the Chinese clan system, while those of a refugee status are no more than mere pigs in the eyes of the Warlords. The Shaolin Monastery is located in the Songshan Mountains in Dengfeng City, Henan

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