• The Incident
    INTRODUCTION Lu Xun (1881--1936), whose hometown is Shaoxing, Zhejiang, is a great modern litterateur, ideologist and revolutionist. His family name is Zhou; his given name is Shuren; and his sobriquet is Yucai. “Lu Xun” is a pen name used after the May 4th new culture movement...
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  • Lu Xun’s Medicine
    In Lu Xun’s Medicine it is implied that in the early 1900’s the Chinese (at least in the village) believe that blood directly relates to the soul. And if the blood of a person with a good soul in ingested by a sick person then the sick person will be cured. In the story Medicine a little boy named Little...
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  • May 4th Movement
    Rhetoric by Vincent Galvin History 131 Professor Lee 18 December 2001 "As long as there shall be stones, he seeds of fire will not die." Lu Xun, December 1935 On May Fourth 1919 over three thousand Beijing intellectuals met in Tiananmen Square to protest the results of the Paris Peace Treaty...
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  • Reflection: I-Ching & Medicine
    Reflection: “I-Ching” and “Soap” by Lu Xun (1)After our class I had ample time to reflect on my meager attempt at a first response and have identified my two largest misinterpretations of the assigned reading; namely, the sexual symbolism of the soap in “Soap” and the hypocrisy of Kung I-Ching in “I-Ching...
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  • Thesis
    complete corpus of Chinese classical literature, a very broad range of works by modern writers, as well as books on history, art, linguistics and medicine. There are quite a number of rare, unique publications: a complete encyclopaedia of Chinese culture — the 1,360-volume Tu shu chi ch'eng (18th century)...
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  • Video Game
    Zhang Liao張遼 | Ma Chao馬超 | Sun Ce孫策 | Lu Bu呂布 | Archer(弓兵) | Xia Hou Yuan夏侯淵 | Huang Zhong黃忠 | Tai Shi Ci太史慈 | Zhang Ren張任 | Assistant(謀士) | Si Ma Yi司馬懿 | Zhu Ge Liang諸葛亮 | Zhou Yu周瑜 | Zhang Jiao張角 | Transportation team (輸送隊) | Guo Jia郭嘉 | Pang Tong龐統 | Lu Xun陸遜 | Zuo Ci左慈 | 7. Skills Troop...
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  • Song Paper
    Shi Pai" after. Then, to represent the sadness of the lose of North China and the lather of being oppressed in Gangnam were Chen Yu-yi, Ceng Ji and Lu Ben-zhong. Many poems of them had mentioned the sadness of losing kingdom and reflected the age. Among three, Chen Yu-yi, who respected Du-fu very much...
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  • Chairman Mao
    Most, if not virtually all, of what is now referred to as “traditional Chinese medicine” is quackery. I realize that it’s considered “intolerant” and not politically correct to say that in these days of “integrative medicine” departments infiltrating academic medical centers like so much kudzu enveloping...
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  • Comparative Works of Lu Xun
    Lu Xun writes about the impending doom for China because he hates to see the homeland he loves diminish. The Story of Ah Q and The Madman’s Diary are both scornful critiques of Chinese traditions, values, customs and ways of life. He is able to express his underlying text by the uses of irony and symbolism...
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  • A Comparative Study on Two Translations of a Mad Man’s Diary
    A Comparative Study on Two Translations of A Mad Man’s Diary(《狂人日記》) As a heavy-weight in literature, Lu Xun’s works have been widely translated ever since 1926, when George Kin Leung first translated The Real Story of Ah Q into English. More notably, even for the same texts, several English translations...
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  • A Madman's Diary
    Introduction "A Madman’s Diary" is China's first modern short story. The author Lu Xun has been well respected and regarded as one of the most well-known political figures in China (Goldman 446-461). Lu Xun has been praised as the warrior against traditional culture and feudal system. Unique...
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  • The influence of Western science towards China’s way of thinking
    influenced China’s way of thinking during the period of New Culture Movement in 1910s to 1920s and onwards. Scholars such as Chen Duxiu, Li Dazhao and Lu Xun urged to abandon the Confucianism and demanded for a reform based on the Western ideology in this period (Jin, 2012). The term of “Mr. Science” was...
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  • Analysis of "A Madman's Diary"
    Lit13 – E02 Analysis of “A Madman’s Diary” Story – “A Madman’s Diary” by Lu Xun Plot The story started with a man visiting his good friends who l seriously ill. However, he is only successful on meeting one of them and because the other one who was ill recovered some time ago and has gone to take...
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  • Anarchy and the Diary of a Madman
    Anarchy and the Diary of a Madman A revolutionary work for its time, Lu Xun’s short story, “A Madman’s Diary”, appears to be an allegory for the problems of China's culture and how they came to exist. Lu Xun uses cannibalism in his work to represent old values and customs, such as traditional Chinese...
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  • Lu Xun
    Lu Xun’s short story “Diary of a Madman” marks the birth of modernism in Chinese literature and is the earliest literature works written in modern vernacular Chinese during the May Fourth period. Modeled after Nikolay Gogol’s story with similar title, the story condemns the old traditional Confucian...
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  • Comparing Lu Xun's Novels and Philip P. Pans’s Out of Mao’s Shadow
    oppression and dehumanization are still considerably common in the society. The depictions of such elements are abundant in the prominent Chinese writer Lu Xun’s short stories finished around 1920, as well as in the contemporary U.S. journalist Philip P. Pans’s Out of Mao’s Shadow—a collection of reportages...
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  • Review of "The True Story of Ah Q"
    In the story “The True Story of Ah Q”, Lu Xun wrote nine episodic chapters describing a series of adventures of Ah Q. Ah Q represented a combination of the weaknesses of the Chinese people. Using Ah Q, Lu Xun wanted to analyze certain particular “Chinese characteristics” such as gaining merely “psychological...
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  • China Thru Literature
    Ah Q” by Lu Xun, in addition to “The Art of Living” and “ The Way Out” by Lin Yutung.” Many of these characters are in battles, some against society and some against themselves. The represent the people of china in the early 1900’s and some of the same exact difficulties. In the works by Lu Xun, Lao She...
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  • Chinese
    through vigil practices Ba (hegemon): one of the important lord appointed by the King job is to keep peace throughout the state (like a sheriff) Xun Kuang, Xunzi: regarded as the 3rd follower of Confucius -He was thought to be evil because he criticized Mencius’s beliefs that human nature is naturally...
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  • Single Parent Families
    is based on the notion that a spiritual world exists. Countless methods of divination have helped answer questions, even serving as an alternate to medicine. Folklores have helped fill the gap for things that cannot be explained. There is often a blurred line between myth, religion and unexplained phenomenon...
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