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Unformatted text preview: models on contemporary themes. Leys mainly relies on explanatory reasoning as his main style of writing. The chapter begins with a quote from George Orwell. Most of his points begin with general premises about some aspect of Chinese culture. Then, he incorporates footnotes, citations from other sources, and quotations in order to explain his points. The chapter Cultural Life is divided into two parts; the first is general overview, and the second is an analysis of the actual situation. The first part introduces many premises that provide us with background knowledge for the second part. The second part contains many examples of how traditional cultural aspects have been replaced or discarded. Leys, Simon. "Cultural Life." Chinese Shadows . New York: Viking Press, 1977. 128-144. Print....
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