Dog Zodiac Research Paper

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Xin nian kuai le, gong xi fa cai- The dog zodiac is the 11th in the 12 – year cycle. Before the pig year and after the rooster year. Some of the years of the dogs are 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042… In Chinese there are 5 elements gold (metal), wood, water ,fire and earth, so there are 5 types of dogs. Dog is a mans good friend who cares, obeys and understands his master. If a dog comes to a house it symbols that there will be fortune coming. Dogs are loyal, kind, honest, cautious, prudent and amiable. Dogs are always ready to help others even if its not there interest, but if they are betrayed that feel very hurt. • Lucky Signs of the Dog zodiac: Lucky numbers: 3,4,9 and numbers that contain them Eg: 34,39……show more content…
Nian would spend most of his time at the bottom of ocean sleeping. He would wake up at the end of winter on the last day of the Lunar year and would scare everyone around when he woke up and was coming to land to find some food so he could feed himself. Some people died trying to defat the monster. Then soon they realised that nothing they did would work so they would run to the mountains to safety. One year when everyone was running to the mountains to safety a visitor arrived and he asked for food and shelter. Just as his hopes were down that no one was going to help him and older lady offered to give him food and shelter. To the generosity the traveller decided to tell the old lady how to keep safe when the Nian comes to the villages. When the Nian arrived the lady had done exactly what the traveller had told her to and she had fire crackers exploding endlessly and red paper hung inside the house. The Nian got terrified and ran back into the ocean. When the villagers returned back to the village they were all amazed by how the old lady had not been attacked she told them that Nina was afraid of light, red and loud noises. From that year on the last day of the Lunar year the villagers would all wear red, light firer crackers and make as much noise as they could. They never saw the Nian form then
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