Li Hong

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  • Analysis Of A Flower Garden By Li Bai

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    poem 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

  • Women 's Influence On Female Powerlessness : Harriet Hosmer And Empress Wu Zetian, A Song Dynasty Ruler

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    For the vast majority of our contemporary history, female artists and patrons have been left out of the discussion and have not been recognized or studied in depth. In the last few decades, this has started to rapidly change. This essay will examine Harriet Hosmer, a prominent nineteenth century Neo-Classical sculptor and Empress Wu Zetian, a Song Dynasty ruler, as examples of this historical neglect. They will both be discussed in relation to their male contemporaries and how they situated themselves

  • Frederick Townsend Ward And The Taiping Rebellion

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    The Qing Dynasty led by the Manchus was in midst of a chaotic time from 1850 to 1864. The Taiping Rebellion was one of the rebellions the dynasty had to face against during this time period, however this rebellion almost caused the dynasty to collapse. One of the contributing factors that helped the Manchu led dynasty stayed in power in China was an American mercenary turned Chinese commander, Frederick Townsend Ward. Frederick T. Ward was a man of questionable motives as many historians have wrote

  • Cultural Revoluation in China

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    One of the most significant changes occurred in the wake of the Cultural Revolution. During the revolution itself, China was virtually cut off from the rest of the world in a form of extreme “cultural protectionism” (Hong, 1998, p.2). There was a severe lack of cultural imports during the Cultural Revolution, regardless of whether they were industrial or cultural imports. However, under Deng Xiaoping’s leadership, an era of reform began in China. The nation began to open itself up politically and

  • Speech About Mao's Last Dancer

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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

  • Color Analysis in Raised the Red Lantern Essay

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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

  • Comparison Of The Devil And Miss Prym

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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

  • My First Archaeological Field Expedition

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    Everyone gathered on the campus grounds waiting on the bus to take us on our very first archaeological field expedition. I’ll be the first to admit I’m something of a loner, my only contacts with my fellow classmates was the occasional salutation of “Good Moring” when entering a classroom but only if someone beat me to the room. Normally I’m the first person there because I like sitting at the back of the classroom and those are normally the first seats to go. Imagine our surprise when we found out

  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Meiji Restoration

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    remarkable strength of Western countries and the gradual weakening of Qing, also realized the necessity in strengthening the country so as to resist the invasion of the West. To strengthen and modernize the country, officials such as Zeng Guofan and Li HongZhang led a series of projects known as Self-Strengthening Movement in the 1860s. Advocates of the movement aimed at adopting advanced Western weapons and technology while leaving traditional Confucian values untouched. Bearing this in mind, they

  • Ben Johnson's Narrative

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    Volto There he was, Ben Johnson, our hero. Nothing more than a high school dropout that could hardly get and keep a job, but Ben had acquired a unique ability while he worked for a company that fixed generators made to power large cities. Let me tell you how he received this power. One day, while working on a generator in the most populated city in America in New York Ben was sitting atop the generator enjoying a nice lunch break, when he spilled some of his water. Now I do not know if