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J2451 Review Checklist for Literature and Culture of the Heian Period (794-1185) Your final will consist entirely of multiple choice and true-false questions.  It will be  based on everything that we have read in all  of the assigned texts. The questions will  cover both the contents of  The Tale of Genji  and  The Pillow Book  and the cultural  background of the work, including political practices and religious beliefs as introduced  in both the assigned readings and class lectures. To prepare, you should concentrate on  the following:   1. Review all Worksheets on  The Tale of Genji 2. Review the Mini Quizzes. 2. Review the supplemental handouts handed out in class. Be sure you know the dates  of the Heian period, the identities of the authors of  The Tale of Genji  and  The  Pillow Book , and the circumstances of the founding of the city of Heian-ky ō . Be  familiar with landmarks of Heian-ky ō  (Heian Shrine, Kitano Shrine) from the  Dougill   text .   3. Geography:  be ready to identify the four main islands of Japan, and the cities of  Kyoto (Heian-ky ō ), Kamakura, Tokyo, and Nara.  4. Review H. Byron Earhart , Religions of Japan , p. 9 to the top of p. 16. Posted to Carmen Content>Required Readings. Be able to identify Historical buddha, Sakyamuni (Shaka) Amida buddha, Pure Land (Western Paradise),  nembutsu Kannon bodhisattva --Re:  The Tale of Genji 1. Can you remember who is who in  The Tale of Genji? Aoi: Genji's first wife, given to him when she was twelve; she is a daughter of the Minister of the Left, one of the most powerful officials at court. The Minister of the Left: Genji's father-in-law, father to Aoi and Tō no Chūjō Y ū gao: Formerly To no Chujo's lover, she becomes Genji's when To no Chujo abandons her, but she is almost immediately killed by the vengeful spirit of the Rokujo Lady. Genji raises her daughter Tamakazura, whom she had with To no Chujo.
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