Oct. 13 slides - Tang
Poetry


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Poetry
 Revise
Paper
or
Re‐take
Mid‐term
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revising
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OR
 making‐up
mid‐term
exam
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(will
be
posted
on
 D2L
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Friday,
Oct.
17)
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Score:
average
of
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and
 revised
score
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mid‐term:
week
of
Nov.
3
 •  Revision
due:
Nov.
17th
 Today’s
topics
 •  The
path
to
officialdom 

 •  “The
Confucian
TradiAon:
Tang
poetry”
 The
path
to
officialdom
 •  Enter
government
school
or
find
a
teacher
 •  Take
local
exam(s),
get
promoted
to
provincial
 exam
 •  Pass
provincial
exam,
get
recommended
for
 imperial
exam
 •  Pass
imperial
exam
and
celebrate
 •  Pass
exam
based
on
personal
appearance,
 manners
 •  Get
entry‐level
government
post
 The
Confucian
TradiAon:
Tang
Poetry
 •  What
was
the
consequence
of
introducing
 poetry
as
a
requirement
of
the
exam
system?
 •  What
role
did
poetry
play
in
Tang
social
life?
 Wang
Wei
and
Regulated
Verse
 •  How
does
Wang
Wei’s
poetry
reflect
religious
 and
philosophical
ideas?
 •  What
is
regulated
verse?
 •  What
are
couplets
and
how
do
they
work?
 •  What
is
parallelism?
 •  How
are
poetry
and
painAng
related?
 Li
Bo
 •  Who
was
Li
Bo
and
how
was
he
different?
 •  Why
is
his
poetry
so
popular?
 Du
Fu
 •  Why
is
Du
Fu
considered
such
a
great
poet?
 •  What
is
an
important
characterisAc
of
Chinese
 poeAc
language?
 •  Why
is
Du
Fu
associated
with
Confucianism?
 •  Why
is
Du
Fu’s
poetry
appealing?
 Homework
for
for
Wednesday
 •  Review
Li
Bo’s
and
Du
Fu’s
poems
(both
from
 Sources
and
from
the

PDF
file
and
D2L
link).

 Pick
one
poem
to
focus
on
and
be
prepared
to
 talk
about
it
in
class
on
Wednesday.


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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2009 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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