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Confucian One idea seen in this is film is the belief in hierarchy. This is first seen when Li Mu bai prays to master for forgiveness and then again when he decides he must avenge his death. This shows the hierarchy in Confucianism because his master is seen as the father of a family and he is seen as a son. In this way he being the son must look up to his master for wisdom and guidance. He also shows the Confucian belief in filial obedience. This is seen throughout the film as Li Mu bai hunts down Jade Fox. The reason for this is because Jade Fox murdered his master. So to respect him and honor what he would want he must hunt her down and avenge his death. This also displays the belief filial obedience because at times he does not want to fight Jade Fox but he forces himself to because he must honor his master. The same Confucian idea of hierarchy is seen with Jen Yu. The first is seen when Jen is talking with Shu and they talk about how she has to respect the marriage and therefore can’t just run free and do what she wants. This is because her role in the hierarchy is to be the wife and she must respect that by staying. This hierarchy is also displayed once again when we learn that Jen has surpassed her master. This shows the Confucian belief in hierarchy because instead of proclaiming that she was better and didn’t need Jade Fox she keeps it to herself. In this way she follows filial obedience to her master by not upsetting her. This is much like the mosquito story in the Confucian Tracts. Instead of telling his mother that he is being bitten he lets them eat him so his parents don’t suffer. This is what Jen does; she keeps her secret in so her master still feels important Taoist One of the Taoist ideas of being in harmony with nature is first seen when Li Mu Bai returns. This is when he talks to Shu Lein and her Mom about how he has been all alone in
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