Nov 22, 2016
Zuo Zhuan is a collection of many narratives that provide the reader various of events
that happened in Ancient China. The scope of the events recorded in the book is quite limited. It
Nov 17, 2016
By reading both Tao Te Ching of Laozi and short selections from The Inner Chapters of
Zhuangzi, I realized that both of them have many common perspectives in Tao and Te. In
addition, both of them
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Question topic: what each song reveals about the social situation(s) in which it might have been
performed, and how this relates to the songs structure, theme, and apparent messages.
[Choose songs that give specific hints as to performanc
The Airs of the States poems are mostly ancient folk songs which record the voice of the
common people. They often speak of love, courtship, longing for an absent lover, soldier on
campaign, farming and more. In South of the Zhou which include 11 poems, t
The conception of human nature of Mengzi is not very different from Kongzis. However,
Kongzi yet go deep into analyzing the human nature at the time he was alive (Spring Autumn
period). During Warring states, the human nature was then put in
The Analects of Confucius is an anthology that present the words of the great Chinese
philosopher- Kongzi- commonly known as Confucius, and his disciples. Also, the book is a
collection of teaching and thoughts of Confucius which contain fra
In Analect, these are several themes that Confucius addressed and discussed throughout
the book, one of them is jen or ren. Ren most often refer to goodness, humanity,
morality or virtue. However, some scholars found that the concept of ren
Compare the ways in which (1) the Zhou Hymns and (2) the Major Odes invoke the
legacy of historical figures such as Kings Wen and Wu, based on a reading of one to two poems
from each group.
In The Major Odes (Poems 235-65), King Wen was im
In book 2A2, Mengzi and his disciple Gongsun Chou discussed about various theme such
as unperturbed heart/mind, benevolence and righteousness. Gongsun Chou ask if Mengzis heart
perturbed or not in case he was to be appointed Prime Ministers
Question 2 Response
Reform in an immigrants ethos
Ashima takes various roles in the novel: an immigrant from India, a daughter, wife, and
mother. In each role, Ashima portrays different degrees of emo
Short Response #1
The story develops with Gogol starts to grow dissatisfaction against his pet
name. For by now, he's come to hate questions pertaining to his name, hates having
constantly to explain. He hates having to tell people
Short response #3
The ghazal is a genre of formal poetry which has its form consisting of rhyming
couplets. Originally written in Arab in the 7th century, the ghazal was later adopted in
different languages such as Per
Asian 498 Notes 4/2/2012
Basic categories of translation: Authority->Trust, central, original, authority of cultural
Andre Lefevere, "Translation: Its Geneology in the West"
What is the legend of the Septuagint?
Asian 498 Notes 4/4/2012
Between (1)-As that space translators can occupy in response to the "intentions" of the
text and/or culture they translate which, then, calls their habitual ways of living and
thinking into question and allows them to be "powerful
Asian 498 Notes 4/9/2012
What are the specificities in premodern China? What was the identity of the translator? What
was the common practice of translation?
-At premodern times translators were scholars and writers.
-Biligual collaboration/practice were
Asian 498 Notes 5/2/2012
Indra Levy's "Translation as Origin and the Originality of Translation"
-The beginning of modern Jap lit with translation
-The relationship between Futa understandings of literature and translation
-Levy's view on enbun-itchi move
Asian 498 Notes 5/7/2012
What are the concepts in Western romantic love that were new to Meiji Japanese
What did "love" mean in pre-modern Japan?
Asian 498 Notes 5/9/2012
What is the relationship between the characters in Western literature and those in "The
-The characters in "The Quilt" sympathize with literary characters while comparing
them with themselves.
-They idolize and try to emul
Asian 498 Notes 3/28/2012
Literal-more faithful, follow foreign concept.
Liberal-Freedom to translator,accomodate to own culture.
Translations and modern literature in East Asia. Very common phenomena (that we're
going to explore).
-Response papers -> Rea
Asian 498 Notes 4/9/2012
1960s-Post War. Lots of chinese used in Korea at the time. (More than 50%)
Policy made in 1998->Vertical(traditional) writing to horizontal. More Hangul is used.
Hangyeorye = Newspaper
J. Scott Miller, Adaptations Western Literatu
Asian 498 Notes 4/18/2012
What happens to the narrator in the later part of the novel?
What would the ending be like if you were the author? (The novel is unfinished.)
Narrator and Bunzo?
Narrator and Osei (and other characters)?
The trajectory of changes
Asian 498 Notes 4/23/2012
Yi Kwang Su - One of the three leading writers in the 1910s.
Mujong - serialized in a newspaper in 1917.
Colonialism - Mail Sinbo (naeji, footnote 48)
Relation to social discourse (early marriage, 94; gradualism (tactics for libe
Asian 498 Notes 4/25/2012
Always two types of tendencies
-Depends on the context whether its helpful or harmful (Exchange in text).
Colonization started at 1910-suppressing colonial government.
-Militants loosened up.
Yi Hwang Su and Shoyo disagreement in
ASIAN 498 5/14/12
My discussion question: There weren't many stabilized censorship rules. Stabilize in
1930s. (more leniant to non-korean works.translations)
What are the changes made in the process of the auto-translation of Tagore from
Bengali into Engl
ASIAN 498 5/23/12
How have women and translation been associated?
-Reputed females, inferiority, weak, fidelity, the taming of translation, distortions
-Gender association - Original -copy, author -translator, male -female
What is the author's new approac
ASIAN 498 5/23/12
What weas Wakamatshu Shizuko's approach to translation? Why did she have such an
-Liberal, free, domesticated, creative, etc
-Reader-oriented translation (adaptive).
-But generally faithful to the original with accuracy.
Asian 498 Notes 5/30/2012
Henrick Ibsen's A Doll's House (Ibsen-Norwegian writer)
-A doll's house (1879) (A three-act play)
-Nora Helmer: A middle-class housewife
-Torvald Helmer: Nora's husband, a banker
-Christine LInde: Nora's old friend