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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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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 Blog Post

The third week was tightly-packed but at the same time fulfilling and inspiring. There were two highs in this week. One was the Atsuta Matsuri. I can’t remember how many times that I have seen in Japanese movies in which … Continue reading

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Blog Post Second Week

The second week was evanescent. There were so many things going on within one week that I couldn’t even realize that it was already the third week. This is actually a good thing because I have accomplished more than I … Continue reading

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saikaku

One thing interesting I found in the saikaku reading was that courtesans were allowed to turn down or at least trick their customers if they didn’t like them. Yujo usually made living on sexual trades and would lose the right … Continue reading

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Week 1 Post

The first week has been exciting and satisfying so far. I was pretty energetic most of the time thanks to the fact that I went back to China first, so I was not bothered by jet lag. I found it … Continue reading

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Hello!

Hello, my name is Mia Yao. I’m from China and I am a rising junior at Dickinson College. I am majoring in Psychology with an East Asian Studies minor. I became interested in Japanese movies and literature since middle school … Continue reading

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