Mulan is an outcast in a society that values feminine beauty, which is shown when her father Fa Zhou says, “I know my place. It is time you learned yours” and when he prays to “help Mulan impress the matchmaker today.” (Mulan). Mulan is a story of a young Chinese girl who tries to find herself and goes on an adventure to bring honor to her family. Mulan is an example of a monomyth because it contains a Departure, Initiation, and a Return, archetypes, and the universal theme of growing up. The Departure begins with the “call to adventure.” According to Campbell, “the adventure begins with someone from whom something has been taken or who feels there’s something lacking in the normal experience available or permitted to the members in society.
But the REVLON advertisement clearly conveys why their make- up collection is best. In this ad the diction used appeals to more females. The advertiser used celebrity endorsement to persuade one to purchase their product. Susan Sarandon is a well-known actress. The close up on Susan Sarandon’s face is used to show how beautiful she is because she uses REVLON.
The author concludes that love is the theme of the story. Anne’s selfless love for others moved a lot of Chinese readers. Then the author outlines the 7 main ways how Chinese readers get the Anne series. Some get the book by chance, some are introduced by others and some assess that in the library. And he summarizes that no matter how they get that, they are all moved and inspired a lot by her extraordinary qualities and her optimistic attitude.
He cites her preference on Shanghai Flowers and On the Huangpu River to prove the excellence of these two Shanghai novels: “Eileen Chang, considered one of the brightest stars of the modern/modernist canon…rank them as two of her favorite eight works of Chinese literature” (24). A History of Modern Chinese Fiction, one of the most important sources for Chang study, acknowledges the public recognition of Chang’s works (Hsia 389), by listing her popular Shanghai novels. Hsia also mentions the substantial reproduction of Chang’s collections in later volumes to stress her large readership and noticeable influence. Thus, Hsia concludes that Chang “made such significant contributions
They would be house wives or they would be maids for rich white woman. Beneatha demonstrates pride in many ways. One way is when she comes home from school with a guitar in her hand. Mama and Ruth both ask her why she has it. She tells them she’s trying new things to express her.
In China’s history, there have been a number of philosophies that have had a major effect on the Chinese people. Some philosophies worked and some, as the Chinese found out, didn’t. All of these schools of thought had one thing in common and that is they all tried to set up a guide to the way the people should be. These philosophies are not only helpful in running a country, but could also be helpful in possibly running and setting guidelines in a high school. Of these five philosophies, in my opinion, Daoism, would work the best for Sheboygan’s North High School.
As she hobbled along, she was meant to represent a willow tree, blowing in the wind. Once the girl got to her early teens, her father arranged for her to be married to the richest and highest man he could, either as a wife or a concubine. This would improve his contacts, increasing the chance of promotion. Life was very different for a concubine and for a wife. The concubines would have to obey and respect the wife as their mistress.
Cultural Considerations I chose to discuss the Chinese Culture. People usually use the word “profound” to describe Chinese culture. At the same time, China is integrating with international culture step by step. In terms of the film industry, people in China pay more attention to it than before. As for music, hi-pop is also popular in China.
Women in Tibet are welcomed into adulthood ceremoniously and a lucky date is selected depending on the Tibetan calendar. The women will change her hair from single to many braids and she will began to wear a colorful apron which indicated her availability status in regards to marriage and male friendship. Similar to American culture, “public gatherings are considered appropriate occasions for boys to meet girls” (worldweddingtraditions.com). Romantic moonlight bonfires join girls and boys together to sing and
Lisa is Breavman’s model for beauty. After playing a war style game with Lisa, Breavman can’t help but express his feelings about the girl in the white dress: She’s perfect, isn’t she, Krantz?’ ‘What’s so perfect about her?’ ‘You saw her. She’s perfect.’…’She’s perfect Krantz, didn’t you see?’ Krantz plugged his ears with his forefingers. They passed Bertha’s Tree. Krantz began to run.