11-14-2007 - Changing both outside and inside Lu Xun was...

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14/11/2007 Topics in Modern Society Ah Q National allegory Ah Q represents Chinese national character Lu Xun uses Ah Q to point out social problems of Chinese Saw the importance and usefulness of national(ism) character Understood the worst of Chinese character The elitist language “We used to be much better off than you!”—Chinese/Ah Q talking in Ch.1
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Unformatted text preview: Changing both outside and inside Lu Xun was trained as a doctor (dissecting Chinese society) Ah Q works odd job and lives in a temple Beaten by my son—Ah Q’s psychological victory Ah Q prideful West calls China less than human, not civilized enough...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course TOPICS Modern Soc taught by Professor Rzonca during the Spring '07 term at NYU.

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