Essays Tagged: "Chinese New Year"

"The Scarlet Letter"

standing. When I was eight years old, I distinctly remember the time when our family celebrated the Chinese New Year. Since I was still young and didn't have much manners, I had to sit alone on a sepa ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Joy Luck Club. An essay comparing and contrasting the differences of American and Chinese culture through the book by Amy Tan.

The Joy Luck Club"I wanted my children to have the best combination: American circumstances and Chinese character. How could I know these two things do not mix?"(Pg 289) Living in a cultural mish ... a something - Canadian. In the book, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, she writes about a group of four Chinese families who immigrate to the States, taking advantage of "The Better Life". As said by Jing ...

(6 pages) 145 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Some people think visitors to other countries should imitate local custom and behaviors. Other people disagree that the host country should welcome culture diversity. To what extend do you agree?

y areas and regions such as people eat red eggs when they have a new baby, eating jiaozi--a kind of Chinese dumpling when we celebrate Chinese lunar year, and still eating when someone's grandpa passe ... rtening, they will possibly act improperly under such situation. Take eating out custom as example, Chinese people when eating out, there are always a person who masters the table and even pays the bi ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Malaysians Are Like The Rainbow

ver I meet up with a tourist, I can hold my head up high and tell them all about Malaysia, from the Chinese New Year celebrations to our local dishes like 'nasi lemak'.I have this friend who is a perf ... lly understood her puzzling intention as I witnessed the superb combination of Malay tradition with Chinese culture. With the energetic lion prancing around to the slapping beat of the "kompang" playe ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Vietnamese new year

s a country in the Eastern Hemisphere that was influenced by China for over decades. Therefore, the Chinese New Year and the Vietnamese New Year, which we call Tet, have many similarities. It was told ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Cultural aspects of China

The Culture of ChinaCommunity Roles and ValuesThe home of a Chinese citizen generally consists of their parents and siblings. However, there is a rule of a "One ... However, there is a rule of a "One child policy" where only one child is allowed in a household. In Chinese families, grandparents frequently look after the child whilst the parents proceed to work. T ... also endorse the" concept of equality between man and women". Equality is a value treasured by the Chinese. Men and women work equally hard to earn a living. Accordingly, they both play similar roles ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Australia honors 'ordinariness'

ds festivals in recognition and celebration of a broad spectrum of backgrounds, such as Mardi gras, Chinese New Year, and St Patrick's Day etc. Unique social groups such as truckies, politicians, and ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Importance of Governments financial support for major cities to preserve and generate a nation's cultural traditions

lived in the country when I was a little boy. Our family members gathered together to celebrate the Chinese New Year. We went to certain temples to honor gods and visited tombs to memorize our ancesto ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cultural diversity- Chinese and Filipino

re different in their traditions and rituals, though similar in their sexuality and beliefs are the Chinese and Filipino. Both cultures' beliefs, sexualities, rituals, values, and traditions have chan ... ues, and traditions have changed over time due to the influence of other cultures and the media.The Chinese and Filipino celebrate different traditions that are held each year. Generally Chinese belie ...

(12 pages) 60 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

China's Culture Stereotype

ne their knowledge of China. The Americans although mainly lacking specific knowledge of the Chinese legal system thought of it as being complicated and usually harsh. This image is mainly deri ... ho think China is a monarchist state and thus cannot have government oppression, most said that the Chinese government is oppressive and mean. The Asians, however, said that the Chinese government is ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Effects Of Institutionalised Inefficency

etition but this has in fact spurred workers to work harder. As we see that the workers forgo their Chinese New Year holidays to put extra hours to compete against the regional ports. Also, competitio ...

(2 pages) 386 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

City of Richmond Proposal

vide services as they desired. For example, we have to provide different celebration festivals like Chinese New Year, events, and activities for different culture orientations. We also have to work cl ... of Richmond is a typical middle-size city with population about 170000 residents; most of them are Chinese-oriented which lead the city to be filled with affluent multi-culture and diversity. Our pro ...

(14 pages) 101 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Chinese New Year Festival

the crowd fully synchronize with the resonance of the fireworks that echoes through the rest of the Chinese New Year. Truman's world is only a one sided reflection of the real world. The actors around ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

Illustrate How The Way People

religion, and some of them are bring abroad by their ancestor. Among the three races of Malaysians, Chinese are the most ones that still carry out the superstitious belief nowadays. People attitude, d ... nd religions are influenced by the superstitious belief. Superstitious belief influences the Chinese lifestyle very much. For example, on the 7th month of Chinese Lunar calendar (Month of Augus ...

(2 pages) 523 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Spring Festival—Happiness Vista

“Happy New Year” is heard again in Canada at Chinese New Year, which falls between January 20 and February 20.To the ordinary Chinese, the festiv ... many homes, people burns incense at home and asks the gods for good health in the coming months.The Chinese character "fu" (meaning blessing or happiness) is a must. The character put on paper can be ... or happiness) is a must. The character put on paper can be pasted normally, or upside down, for in Chinese the "reversed fu" is homophonic with “spring, happiness, wealth or blessing has arrived ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discussing the influence of environment on identity. An Analysis of "Preludes 1917", "Rhapsody on A windy Night" & the poems "Chinese New Year" and "School"

s 1917 and Rhapsody on a Windy Night, these texts can be juxtaposed to more narrative works such as Chinese New Year and School however apparently different each work is in structure all hold common f ... e beach eaten smooth, and polished) and ultimately the affect past experiences have on our identity.Chinese New Year by Beth Yahp depicts the narrator reminiscing the sights and sounds of a traditiona ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Report of Chinese New Year events

are personal event, private events, commercial events and public events.The reason for choosing the Chinese New Year event is that it is a big event in my home country. It represents the history and c ... try, event as a role in the society, positive and negative aspects and the conclusion.BackgroundThe Chinese New Year festival, also named as the Lunar New Year festival, is based on the Lunar calendar ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Time Series Analysis

d in each year does not completely remove all seasonal effects. Certain holidays such as Easter and Chinese New Year fall in different periods in each year so they will distort our observations. Also, ...

(5 pages) 67 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Pizza Hut Malaysia E-Marketing

Viva Pizza (3 regular pizza's for RM33 ONLY) Season's promotion - Golden Fortune Cheesy Crown (for Chinese New Year) Each variety is grouped on different tastes Delivering from hot oven in boxes to s ...

(17 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing