Western Cultural Studies
The unconscious includes what is actively repressed from conscious thought or
what a person is averse to() knowing consciously. It is a repository ()for
socially unacceptable ideas, wishes or desires, traumatic() memories, and
I know that China must do some fundamental changes in the whole
institutional mechanism, especially within the government.
Youre right. PRC has relaxed governmental control and greatly encouraged
both domestic and international investments by improving fi
After the bamboo curtain was lifted, China has become the largest developing
country in the world.
And since Chinas reform and opening up, their government has gained a lot
of experiences from coping with various complicated and sudden situations.
A: I really sympathize with Iraq. Two major western powers have turned it into a
B: Its people suffer a lot. As a matter of fact, Arabs want nothing but a better life in
the Middle East.
A: the only power that can end their ethnic and religio
Do you think America would defend Taiwan if its under attack?
Didnt you notice that America reaffirms her backing for the One-China policy?
Whats One-China policy?
America only recognizes Taiwan as part of China, and theyre not going to
support the indepe
Why is Taiwan also called Formosa?
Formasa means lovely, its a name given by Portuguese when they took up
Really? What a cute name!
But Taiwan actually has a sad history.
How so? Does Taiwan have a miserable story?
After the Jiawu War in 1895, the
Remember last time I mentioned the real spirit of negotiation?
Yes, its to create a win-win situation. Could you teach me more tips for
Lets see theres actually no specific way to debate. You can be calm and
restrained or you can also be loud an
Can you teach me the skills of negotiating?
Ill do my best. First, youll need to make sure what you want. Dont waffle.
You also need to figure out the other partys personal and business interests
so that you can construct an appealing offer if
We often forget that anesthesia is actually an integral part of the surgery.
Therefore, we need to have some basic knowledge about anesthesia so we
wouldnt feel helpless and anxious during the surgery.
So what do we need to know? First of all, some people
We often see advertisement of Botox on TV, but do Botox injections have any
risks or side effects? The answer is positive. Even though the dosage of the
injection is moderate and the environment is hygienic, most people still
experience limited side effec
1. The Nose Job
The noses of many girls in Taipei and Shanghai seem to have suddenly grown
taller, which indeed adds beauty to the view of these two cities.
As a matter of fact, many plastic surgeons consider nose job as the most
common plastic surgery no
Seeing an increasing number of people who have had plastic surgeries, we
might as well embrace this interesting topic.
Nowadays, thanks to the strong science and extensive technical training,
plastic surgeons are able to give many men and women makeovers
A friend of mine got hit by a car the day before yesterday. He has a full
cast on his right leg that went from his foot up to his thigh, then around his
waist with an opening for his lower abdomen, genital area and butt. He also
sustained internal injurie
Although heredity is powerful, we still shouldnt just let our genes decide
our whole life. Theres a saying in Chinese that theres several factors lead to
ones fate: destiny luck, feng-shui, good deeds, and knowledge. Id rather
believe that how we think de
Testicles produce sperm when they mature whereas ovaries already have
from 30000 to 40000 ova when the female baby is born. This also explains
why senior mothers-to-be need to be extra prudent because ova have been in
the ovaries since the female baby is
According to Dr. Lennis, our immune systems first line of defense is our skin.
The skin includes not only the skin that we see but also the mucus in our
nose, mouth and the internal digestive organs, such as the mucus from nose
and saliva. Our sk
1. Why are the themes of spinning, quest for family and sibling are so significant in
Children's and Household Tales? (30%)
Tales with a spinning () motif () are broadly represented in the collection.
These stories reflect the degree to which spinning
S. E. Hinton (1948- )
Susan Eloise Hinton (1948) is an American writer best known for her young-adult
novels set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders, which she wrote during high
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Nothing Gold Can Stay evokes a moment in
Did you know that the Renminbi yuan appreciated by 2.1 percent last night?
Beijing hasnt been willing to appreciate Renminbi so its really surprising that
they suddenly announced it yesterday.
But this isnt the first time it appreciated. Between 1994 and