Formal Assignment 1

Formal Assignment 1 - Humanities 1914 Fall 2010...

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Humanities 1914, Fall 2010 Explorations in Traditional Asian Cultures Formal Assignment #1 Due Thursday, October 14 Topic Write an essay or undertake a comparable project (see below) in which you draw comparisons between material contained in Women Writing in India (specifically Literature of the Ancient and Medieval Periods (pp. 39-142)) and As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams . Here are some suggestions on what should be your focus, but by no means should you feel confined to these suggestions: Each work embodies ideals, morals, traits, and characteristics valued by the respected cultures. You can determine and compare these features and attempt to delineate what features are uniquely Indian and Japanese respectively. Each work reveals much about the psyche of the respective women writers and how women are valued and perceived in their respective culture. Needless to say, plenty of comparisons can be drawn in this regard. If you are literary-minded, you can draw comparisons between the poetry in the
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