Lecture 3 - Lecture 3 Read Confucian Analects Tale of Kieu...

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Lecture 3 Read Confucian Analects Tale of Kieu Moon represent a sense of impermanence. o Something that is continuously being grown and cut down o Closer, poignancy of impermanence. Get home in time to serve her parents, If too long, there may be death, organ point of her  psychology. Identity as a daughter is still a prevailing part of her psyche. o When she comes home. The original husband wishes to marry her. o Same logic as Odyssey, must not be too long. o The intervening trauma. Like military engagement, has trauma from her bout in  prostitution. o Siren song of Odysseus was reference to the war. Veterans watch war movies. Returning  to the trauma. To try and master it… etc. o Revisitation. Sacked cities in Odyssey Feels impure when she came home. Decision to platonic marriage.  Three roles. o
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course EAST ASIAN V55.0506 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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Lecture 3 - Lecture 3 Read Confucian Analects Tale of Kieu...

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