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Oct.13-15 - Chinese 252 Names & Terms Oct. 13-15, 2010...

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Oct. 13-15, 2010 1. Qū Yuán ū    (fl. c. 300 BCE) He is the focal point for the self-pity of all Chinese men who feel they are gloriously talented and no one has recognized their talent. His enlightened-man story was related to the sage-seeking stories: there is a ruler and a potential advisor to the ruler. But the motion and outcome is different: in the sage-seeker story, the ruler goes and looks for a sage, while in the enlightened-man story, the potential sage goes on a quest to find a ruler/ruler-like figure with a capacity to appreciate his talent. In the enlightened-man story, success is never achieved. In the sage-seeker stories, beauty is bad and ugliness is good. In the enlightened-man stories, beauty is good and ugliness is good. 2. “Lí Sāo” ū  “ Encountering Sorrow” This is Qū Yuán’s autobiographical complaint 3. Ch Cí ǔ ǐ ǐ    Songs of Chŭ This is China’s second oldest surviving poetry collection, after Shījīng. It contains
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