Ha Nausicaä Analysis Winter 2019.docx

Nature that princess nausicaä showed in the movie is

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nature that princess Nausicaä showed in the movie is the resemblance of the love that Japanese people have for their land, their nature, and their country. Despite the fact that the insects and plants in the movie appear to be toxic to people, Nausicaä learns that it is not the case. Similarly, disasters and unfortunate events happening to Japan and its land appeared to be toxic to Japanese people, but it actually helped strengthen their people and unite the country. Second, self-sacrifice and self-denial become an important part of the history. Yupa in the movie sacrificing his left arms to put down the revolt by the occupied Mani people is an example. Japanese culture values self-sacrifice and self-denial so that the community could be strong as a whole. We could see that the strikes of unfortunate events in Japan did not stop people from putting other people’s interests before theirs. Such selfless actions reflect the strength of the country and help us understand more about Japanese culture and values. There are historical moments in the Japanese history that shaped the country and its people. Earthquakes, disasters, nuclear bombs that destroyed the country over and over again are
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  • Fall '09
  • japan, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Princess Nausicaa

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