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Unformatted text preview: - Prevalent themes: (Find out!) Discussion Question: In ShinkokinshÅ«, same phrases such as âhanaâ (cherry blossom), âaki no yÅ«gure,â (sunset/early evening in autumn), nagamureba âwhen I stare atâ are often used and creating certain patterns in the poems. What do you think this tendency suggest? Also, compared with the poems in ManâyÅshÅ« , what is the definite difference in this tendency?...
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- Spring '08
- Poetry, Fujiwara clan, Japanese poetry, Waka, New Collection of Ancient and Modern Poems, Fujiwara no Teika