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“Path of Immortality”: Commentary on a Short Story of Chinese Fox Spirits

“Path of Immortality” was a story made out of the idea of combining a bunch of themes of Chinese stories, such as the ones found in Pu Songling’s Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio, with my own current-day themes. One of the most common themes was that the main character was in some way foolish, […]

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The dangers of lone females in China

Throughout this semester, our class “Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors” taught by Kerry Noonan focused on the region of China. We discussed just that but got into some great in-depth political discussions along the way in which Communism really affected the Chinese people. We floated from subject to subject throughout the semester which was one of […]

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Ghost Stories

Luo Hui states in his thesis “A ghost, by popular definition, is a disembodied soul, and therefore is formless and invisible. But a ghost also manifests itself in the most varied guises through human imagination” Before truly getting to understand Chinese ghost stories as a whole, the understanding of the Chinese people is of great […]

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Short Ghost Stories

Abstract: For my project I wrote three short stories and drew a picture. I researched a lot about Chinese superstitions such as foxes, ghosts, and body possession. Some of the stories take place in current and ancient china. The first story, Wife Problems, is about a man who is down on his luck. This takes […]

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