Essays Tagged: "Red envelope"

Chinese and Chinese American Wedding Celebrations

nyin on the trousseau.Today, a Chinese American man should pay a price for his bride that is considered to be distasteful and degrading to the woman. It should be pointed out; however, that pinyin als ... anks to his future in-laws for agreeing to the marriage, the groom may consider giving a hongbao (a red envelope) containing cash, or providing a number of tables for the bride's relatives and friends ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Traditional Chinese marriages.

Young women sit around the fires with their spinning wheels (ibid). Young men drape themselves with red blankets and walk around the young women as they play musical instruments (ibid). When a young m ... long skirt and invites him to sit beside her (ibid). The young man then seats himself and wraps his red blanket around the young woman (ibid). A heart-to-heart talk then ensues (ibid).Two weeks before ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays