chinese literature

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  1. material forms -
    manifestations
  2. disputing -
    contention
  3. deep trouble -
    calamity
  4. yielding -
    submissive
  5. act of respect -
    homage
  6. punishments -
    chastisements
  7. observance of prescribed rules -
    ritual
  8. shy -
    bashful
  9. prejudice -
    bias
  10. waters moving in circles against main current -
    eddies
  11. to run hastily -
    scurry
  12. quality in somethign that evokes sorrow or compassion -
    pathos
  13. w/o being noticed -
    imperceptibily
  14. covered -
    vieled
  15. mild -
    bland
  16. peace -
    serenity
  17. maintained -
    sustained
  18. rapdily spreading disease -
    epidemic
  19. not good enough -
    medicocre
  20. expect -
    anticipate
  21. scolded sharply -
    reburked
  22. 3 diff forms of movement:
    • -aphorism
    • -journals
    • -zen parables
  23. zen parables seek
    freedom and desire from reason
  24. a statement or situation that seems contradictory but true in a way
    paradox
  25. seeks truth by frustrating reason
    zen buddhism
  26. a tanka is a
    5 line poem, 5-7-5-7 that tells a brief story or thought of insight bout love or nature
  27. the most prevalent form of japanese literature
    tanka
  28. a haiku is a
    3 line poem, 5-7-5 that compares and contrasts 2 images, actions or states of being
  29. origami began in
    105 AD
  30. origimi is tossed into coffins as
    symbols of objects taken into the next world
  31. japanese litterature began in
    6th century
  32. confucianism emphasizes the
    need to respect and obey ppl in authority and concerned w/ moral nature of relationships
  33. taoism was founded by
    lao tzu
  34. in the poem; tao te ching - it examplifies that
    life is a mystery that cant be understood
  35. the book of songs are
    examples of chinese love songs and explores feelings of young love
  36. form, shadow, spirit is an old style...
    -shih poem, talking bout beauty of nature
  37. I built my house is a shih poem that talks about
    comfort of solitude
  38. a letter is a chinese ballad talks about;
    loss of love
  39. jade flower palace is a new style shih poem about;
    impermenace of power

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