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Tsui Hark: Spielberg in Hong Kong? # Tsui Hark’s cultural and ethnic background (p. 148) # Tsui Hark’s local colors, local setting, localism (p. 144) # Ren (ideal human/benevolence, s /s ) / Gui (devil, s ) In Once Upon A Time in China (III), the dialogues among Wong Fei Hung, Aunt 13, and Tamansky, in Chapter 17, “A jealous guy,” is of great significance: Wong Fei Hung: “Didn’t you promise me that you’ll never see him again?” Yee (Aunt 13): “I ask him to repair the steam engine for us.” Wong Fei Hung: “Just let it be this way.” Tamansky: “You are so stubborn. Never underestimate the importance of this machine. The steam engine increases the productivity of this factory. It can accomplish the job that manpower can’t. The industrial revolution has changed the world. And whoever owns the machine, will be the leader of the world. So powerful that he can even replace the emperor. Russian Empire and Ching Dynasty can’t run away from what’s fated to happen.” Wong Fei Hung: “We’ll face it if that’s the case. Since it’s the fate, we’ll see who will be the winner at last.” ***How do you understand Wong Fei Hung’s attitudes toward Tamansky and western
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course CHINESE 262 taught by Professor Weiling during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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