Essays Tagged: "Chinese characters"

Japanese Literature

ese writers.Japanese literature began around the year 700. At this point in time, a great amount of Chinese influence could be seen in their work. The Japanese did not have a writing system of their o ... be seen in their work. The Japanese did not have a writing system of their own, and so they adopted Chinese characters to their own needs. This can be seen clearly in the most ancient complete work, t ...

(6 pages) 156 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Painting and calligraphy are strengthening in the discovery of redefining Chinese Art. Two Defining styles that portray dynastic views.

Paintings and calligraphy manifest the many characteristics of Chinese art. Chinese pictorial representations of the surrounding world go deeper than just a simple ... st a simple picture. This can also be seen in calligraphy. To some it may seem as simple as writing Chinese characters on paper, yet both are known constructive art. Paintings are portrayed both styli ... rds the reflection of society. The influence of paintings and calligraphy are like the soul towards Chinese fine arts.With sequences and strokes, calligraphy can take great beauty and form. The callig ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

A Busy Place, Now Deserted

newspaper towards me, and began to read the headlines of the newspaper, which were printed in large Chinese characters, to me loudly. "Chinese Government finally abandoned its cover-up of SARS ... "Come and help me check the vocabularies on the dictionary, quick!" I took out my electronic Chinese-English Dictionary from my school bag that was laid beside my desk, and moved across to her ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Comparison essay - Hangul and English

apan Sea to the east, the Yellow Sea to the west and the East China Sea to the south.Because of the Chinese influence the people of Korea were using Chinese characters and they did not have an officia ... rea tried to impose their language to any other nation. Despite the fact that Korea was part of the Chinese Empire and was dominated by Japan, the nation still kept their language. In lieu of these ci ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Purification Of The Heart

wn to peoples who before us. Although we can see within the ancient traditions, for instance in the Chinese tradition, in Chinese medicine, the heart houses what is known as shen which is the spirit a ... ing, thought, love, intending to listen and virtue all contain the ideogram from heart. The ancient Chinese new that, also in almost every culture in the world people use metaphors that deal with the ...

(9 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Use the text extract from "The Bonesetter's Daughter" by Amy Tan to talk about your own sense of cross cultural identity.

The extract "The Bonesetter's daughter", written by Tan explores how an American born Chinese girl deals with her cross cultural identity.In the text, Ruth is a girl who is totally influ ... enced by the western culture, but she had a very traditional mother who keeps trying to instill the Chinese tradition in her. Ruth grows up in America, she too does not experience or feel many of the ... ny of the things that her mother have experienced, and she does not feel the need to understand the Chinese culture, maybe even so because she feel that she belongs to the western culture, not the Chi ...

(4 pages) 14 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The History Of Manga

o Japanese comic books. Renowned woodblock artist, Hokusai, created the word manga when he used two Chinese characters, man (lax) and ga (pictures) to describe his doodles. Though he was the first to ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Emperor Qin Shi Huang

rder to have a good economy, agriculture and trade was crucial. Raises in taxes and the blending of Chinese characters in writing, were some of the other changes that Qin Shi did. In order to keep bar ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Marketing and Brand

ociations to different words in the new language. In the case of translations of brand names to the Chinese writing system--the world's one remaining logographic system, employing characters that symb ... opportunities for naming and brand equity.Two approaches are used in translating names for the huge Chinese market: to translate a name purely for phonetic effect, using pre-existing characters bereft ...

(13 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing