Lecture 6 Gushi (Nineteen Old Poems)

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Unformatted text preview: en associated with women in the later tradition, it has no specific gender connotation in the early period. connotation Uncertainty: relationship between the gift-giver and the potential recipient recipient If the speaker in the “Old Poem” is a man, is If the man traveling away from his home, or is he the one left behind by a dear friend? is While the gender identity of the speaker is While ambiguous, the exact relationship between the gift-giver and the potential recipient is yet another source of uncertainty. yet conclusion conclusion we are given the outline of a story so that we may we freely fill in our own experiences or imagination. The story, hinted at but remaining vague, is loosened from the framework of an individual li...
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