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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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Strange Love

For a semester, an exchange student’s life is taken for a roller coaster of a journey, from the highs of love to the lows of near death, the narrator John leads us through a harrowing time in his life. The project that I’ve written is a first person narrative in the style of a post […]

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Fox Spirit Tales and Their Impact on Ancient Chinese Perception of Femininity

Noah Roulat Doctor Kerry Noonan Ancient Chinese: Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors 17 April 2017 Fox Spirit Tales and Their Impact on Ancient Chinese Perception of Femininity             In commencement, some background information on the topic of Chinese fox spirits: fox spirits were feared in Ancient China for their abilities in deception. Much like foxes in […]

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Fox Tales Abstract

Ghosts and other kinds of spirits are a common element that has been found in different kinds of stories throughout different cultures around the world. The place which they hold in Chinese culture has created many different practices and traditions, both serving and honoring them. Some ghosts are good, while some cause trouble and bad […]

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