Monthly Archives: June 2018

Week 4 Journal

Words cannot describe how much I enjoyed this month. I appreciate visiting various amazing sites at Japan and being with the perfect people. Although I spent most of my last week writing the final paper, I did enjoy it. First … Continue reading

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Week 4 Diary

I can’t believe that our time in Japan is over! It went by extremely quickly and I am definitely going to miss being here. A lot of this week was spent working on my paper and presentation, and the couple … Continue reading

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Analytical Question of Child’s Play

Why is Midori bothered by Nobu’s disrespectful behaviors and how does her consideration reflect her characteristic? Midori is bothered by Nobu’s disrespectful reaction because she is used to being treated respectfully by males. As the sister of Omaki, she is … Continue reading

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week 3

Our third week was once again packed with morning and afternoon activities in Kyoto. We visited multiple temples which were both beautiful and elegant. Here are some of my top highlights from the week. On Thursday, our group visited Hikone … Continue reading

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Week 3

For some the fun in Japan is almost over, but for me I still have three more weeks here before I leave.  After going to Kyoto I’ve realized how little time three weeks actually is to truly experience everything.  With … Continue reading

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week 3!

     I love Kyoto!!! First of all, I loved the ryokan we stayed in. The owners were so kind, even though I spoke absolutely no Japanese. The little garden was adorable, the baths were nice, and I must have had … Continue reading

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Weekly Blog #3

The saying: “Time flies when you’re having fun” aptly describes this third week. It has been so busy this week from the festival at Atsuta shrine to the trip to Kyoto and all we did there. The festival at Atsuta … Continue reading

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Child’s Play Question

Question:  How did the dynamics and workings of the Yoshiwara district change into the new Meiji era and its shift into a western style regime? Despite the new era, it seems like superficially that the pleasure quarters did not differ … Continue reading

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child’s play

How does Child’s Play shed light on community in the Edo period? Throughout reading this story, I was struck by the introduction of so many characters and their complex relationships to eachother. I focused on Midori. Midori worked for the … Continue reading

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Child’s play

What was the significance of the paper narcissus? I have this question because I wonder if the author was making a connection between the narcissus and Midori. I wonder if the author wrote about the paper narcissus to show the … Continue reading

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