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Love After Death: Chinese Ghost Marriage (Abstract)

For my final project, I chose to focus on the tradition of ghost marriage in China. This topic interested me not only because of the implications regarding gender, ancestry, and relationships in Chinese culture, but also because of the seemingly blurred distinction between the living and the dead. My project takes the form of a […]



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Chinese Hungry Ghosts

By Kamil Prostko From the moment we were introduced into the topic of Chinese ghosts from the stories of Pu Songling, I knew I wanted to write about the dead and how China treats them completely differently from Western countries. For my topic I focused on studying the Chinese portrayal of ghosts, both today and […]



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Chinese Ghost Marriage Abstract

Maria Crawford COR-330-08: Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors Abstract Final Project: Abstract   My project is on Chinese ghost marriages. I loosely used the format of a National Geographic article, particularly the ones on their website. I’ve looked at several different articles on the National Geographic website to try to figure out what sort of format […]



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Chinese Ghost Marriage

Chinese Ghost Marriage: As long as we both shall live Ghoulish or cultural? Chinese Ghost Marriages have been around for thousands of years, and are practiced in many countries. But its illegalization in China in 1949 has led to an increase in grave robbing, and even murder, to attain bodies to wed off.   By […]



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Chinese Customs: Ghost Marriage

I chose to do my research on Chinese Traditions of Ghost Marriage. My reason for doing this is to familiarize myself with their customs and further understand and appreciate those traditions. I have a unique understanding of Chinese traditions and superstitions. They take every caution not to disturb those traditions and give praise to their […]



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