Film Analysis: Eat Drink Man Woman

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Chou, Jay. “Blue and White Porcelain.” JVR Music, 2007. CD. Jay Chou’s “Blue and White Porcelain” is a Chinese popular music related to various Chinese history and culture. The song has a sense of rhythm and tries to spark people’s attention toward traditional Chinese culture. Though song cannot analyze a certain history in detail, it covers a variety of information that is related to Chinese history and culture.
Eat Drink Man Woman. Dir. Ang Lee. The Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1994. Film. Eat Drink Man Woman is a famous film directed by Ang Lee and it is about the tremendous change of people’s values and conflicts between different generations in the 1990s Chinese society. The director points out the conflicts between traditional Chinese values and Western values under culture shocks. An audience needs to have enough background knowledge to be able to understand the profound meaning in the film. It shows how the Chinese
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The author introduces how a certain culture is formed with many professional terminologies. These introductions can help readers to understand the origin of Chinese culture and values better.
Johnson, Ian. "China 's Ancient Lifeline." National Geographic 223.5 (2013): 126. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 12 May 2016. Ian Johnson’s "China 's Ancient Lifeline" illustrates the history of some Chinese tourist attractions and tries to imagine how prosperous they were a thousand years ago. The author uses a unique writing strategy that he puts his strong emotion in sceneries and recalls the old times. The article successfully sparks people’s emotions but fails to analyze the historical reasons. Its subject and writing strategy is related to Cultural Perplexity in Agonized Travel.
Sui, Cindy. "Keeping Traditional Chinese Culture Alive." BBC News. N.p., 13 Oct. 2011. Web. 12 May

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