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    Literature in No Drama

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    By nature, Japanese No drama draw much of their inspiration and influence from the classics. Many are based on episodes from the most popular classics, like Atsumori, based on the Tale of Heike, or Matsukaze, which was actually based on a collage of earlier work. Even within these episodes do we find references to yet more classic works of literature, from the oldest collections of poetry to adopted religious texts. That isn’t to say that No is without its own strokes of creativity—the entire

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    Nō Drama – Atsumori & Nonomiya

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    memory unless she realizes she is too attached to the world. In conclusion, the Nō drama was important to Japanese people in that period in the way of Buddhism teaching, as well as entertainment. The dramas were written based on famous stories and tales. These works provided the dramas with backgrounds, settings, and characters. Even in nowadays, Nō dramas are popular in Kyōto, and it is a culture for people to go to the theatre to watch the Nō plays. Works Cited 1. Encyclopedia of Japan: Nō

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    The Tale of the Heike

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    The Tale of the Heike is a Japanese epic poem relating the rise and eventual, inevitable fall of the Taira clan, also referred to as the Heike, during the end of the 12th century. The epic consists of thirteen books. Within the first five, the consolidation of power by the Taira is outlined featuring the “tyrant” Taira no Kiyomori. After Kiyomori’s death in the sixth book, the focus shifts to the rival clan, the Minamoto or Genji, as they orchestrate the complete destruction of the Taira and establish

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    The Way of The Warrior in The Tale of The Heike Heike Monogatari, with its multitude of battles and skirmishes, provides a wonderful chance to analyze the way of the warrior in ancient Japan. There aren't a great number of surviving works from this period that show in such great detail both the brute and the compassion of the Japanese warriors. They followed carefully a distinct set of principles which made up the well-rounded warrior. Loyalty to one's master, bravery and glory in any situation

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    Speaking historically, the word “medieval” is usually associated with the middle ages of Europe, where things were thought to be primitive. However, there was a medieval period in Japan as well. Europe and Japan are separated by two countries, so it is not surprising to see that their respective medieval worlds occurred at different times. For Japan a lot of it occurred during its Heian and Kamakura periods, where the power split from the Imperial Court and was shared with the Shogunate. Between

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    Hanjo by Zeami

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    One of the defining characteristics of the Japanese is their outstanding ability to assimilate foreign culture, refine it and then transform it into something completely unique. Perhaps the best example of this is Noh drama which became popular in the 14th century during Japan’s so-called medieval period. Noh, which can be translated literally as ability, represents the historical culmination of Japan’s literary tradition which began with the importation of Chinese poetry during the Heian period

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    Japan’s modern day society was greatly influenced by the integration of Confucianism and the samurai. However, the influence was not distributed equally, nor fairly between both sexes. The Confucian ideals not only change women’s social status in Japan being subservient to men, but also erased their identity as a human being with individual rights. Before Confucianism became an integral philosophy for Japan during the Edo period (1602-1868), Japanese women exercised multiple freedoms. Women could

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    Now in our society, women are always involved in many important events or issues. As we can see on the news that there are many women joining global decision making conference, for example, Global Health Conference, The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, etc. Women can make decision and the representative for the country. Just like Michelle Obama, The First Lady of United State, she can follow Obama to nearly all of the business trip or conference trip. She can talk to the

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    Brooke Seeser Take Home Final Professor Heitzman 14 May 2014 Yoshiwara Yoshiwara is a red light district in Japan. This red light district in particular is described in the story Child’s Play. The main characters in this story live on the border of Yoshiwara. Shota, Nobu, and Midori grow up playing all together in the area. Midori’s older sister works in the red light district, and eventually Midori has to grow up and begin to work in Yoshiwara herself. At first she is very uncomfortable with all

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    The Tale of the Heike

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    The Tale of the Heike is a collection of tales that depict the livelihood of warriors during the Heian and Kamakura period. These tales illustrate that warriors during this period spent their existence dedicated to their duty to the Buddhist Law and that the growing contention arose from each warrior’s devotion and loyalty to the Buddhist Law. The tales communicate that a warrior’s duty was to protect the Buddhist Law which in turn meant to protect the imperial authority. Written letters between

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