Expression of Cultural Identity

Topics: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Emperor, Yongzheng Emperor Pages: 2 (576 words) Published: April 21, 2013
Expression of Cultural Identity, Self-Identity, and Gender

Two paining, which I choose they are traditional painting. When people watch this painting (color and thinking). It is easy for people think about traditional culture. Two pictures show people for peaceful. The sculpture I chose is the Yungang Grottoes “The work on this first period of carving lasted until the year 465 AD, and the caves are now known as caves 16–20. Beginning around the year 471 AD, in a second construction phase that lasted until 494 AD, the twin caves 5/6, 7/8, and 9/10 as well as the caves 11, 12, and probably 13 were constructed under the supervision and support of the imperial court. The imperial patronage ended 494 AD with the move of the Wei court to the new capital of Luoyang. All other caves emerged under private patronage in a third construction period, lasting until 525, when the construction came to a final halt due to uprisings in the area.” Buddha is important in Asian culture, there are many believers. Regarding the cultural identity, I chose the film Yong Zheng Dynasty,Young Zheng was a Emperor, “A hard-working ruler, Yongzheng's main goal was to create an effective government at minimal expense. Like his father, the Kangxi Emperor, Yongzheng used military force to preserve the dynasty's position. Suspected by historians to have usurped the throne, his reign was known as despotic, efficient, and vigorous.” This film, which deeply introduces palace politics struggles. CCTV is very important channel in China. It always shows some news or politic of key points. This is a good representation of the cultural identity, it talks about Chinese government official daily news. (self-identity ) Two pictures, which a dragon and a babe to represent myself. Dragon is traditional symbol in China. It is a good symbol, which give so much energy and positive. It also represent male, I want to be a Dragon in some day. For me, right now, I am a junior college students, I actually didn’t go...
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