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This thesis concerns the identity construction of the Korean Chinese who were Chinese citizens of China but had Korean ancestry, and who “returned” to South Korea, their forefathers’ homeland, in the 1990s. The factors underlying the hybrid identity of the Korean Chinese and their identity crisis...
In the Japanese language, it is known that when the evidential -soo da ‘looks like’ connects to a negative predicate, an additional element sa occasionally appears between the negative marker and -soo da, giving rise to two different forms, -na-soo da and -nasa-soo da. An example is shown below: ...
The Influence of Bookshop Printing on the Creation of the Sequels to the Romance of the Three KingdomsDownload
In the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) dynasties of China, there was a close relationship between the printing industry and the creation of novels. The commercialization of novels, free from strict cultural policies, began in about 1522, the first Jiajing year of the Ming dynasty. This...
Preludes: On metaphorical spaces and the socio-political function of preludes in the Heian courtDownload
This paper focuses on a genre of Heian literature I have called preludes (jo 序). The sort of preludes examined here are those preserved in a number of twelfth century literary anthologies—more specifically, those preludes appended to collections of poems composed during public banquets held...
Treading in the Formaldehyde of Tradition: Kata as Somatic Text in the Japanese Nō and Kyōgen TheatresDownload
One of the misconceptions of Western audiences of traditional Japanese theatre, particularly the medieval dramatic theatre nō and its comic counterpart kyōgen, is that they are “museum arts.” That is, that they are now only being performed in an attempt to preserve them as intangible cultural...
The two kinds of Japanese adjectives, i-adjectives and na-adjectives, along with nouns, employ different forms (-i, -na, and no) to modify a noun. Based on such patterns, along with other grammatical characteristics identified in constructed examples, boundaries between lexical categories have...
Karaito sōshi is a tale that falls within a genre of stories from 14th century Japan known as otogi-zōshi, or ‘companion tales’. It was included in the Edo period (1603-1867) anthology, Otogi-bunko, as an example of a late medieval Heike monogatari (13th century) reception text, and was...
From Youth to Midlife: The Historical Trajectory of Individual Life in Three Films Adapted from Wang Shuo’s NovelsDownload
This thesis takes three films, Kanshangqu henmei 看上去很美 (Little Red Flowers, d. Zhang Yuan, 2006), Yangguang canlan de rizi 阳光灿烂的日子 (In the Heat of the Sun, d. Jiang Wen, 1994), and Yuanjia fuzi 冤家父子 (Papa, d. Wang Shuo, 1991), all adapted from Wang Shuo’s works of fiction, as cases in which to...
Spoken and written data were analysed to examine the use of first person pronouns (1PP) in Japanese by non-native speakers (NNS), and then compared to 1PP use by native speakers (NS). For English NS who are used to obligatory subjects in their L1, Japanese 1PP poses challenges since Japanese 1PP...