Essays about: "Chinese women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words Chinese women.

  1. 1. The Mah Jong Game of Life : Storytelling, Identity and Orientalist Discourse in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Victoria Balakireva; [2021]
    Keywords : Amy Tan; Asian American literature; Orientalism; language; storytelling; representation;

    Abstract : This project examines the connection between the representations of Chinese American women and the Orientalist discourse, as depicted in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club. Using a deconstructive and intersectional approach, the project focuses on four interconnected constituents that regulate the novel’s main structural and thematic elements: Narrative Structure; Mother-Daughter Relationships; Language, Writing and Identity; and Feminist Affirmations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discursive Construction of Chinese Women: Exploring the Multi-perception Discourses of the Reality Show Sisters Who Make Waves 

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Liu Liming; [2021]
    Keywords : Chinese women; reality show; celebrity culture; digital labour; hybrid media system; Discourse-Historical Approach DHA ;

    Abstract : This study explores the discursive construction of Chinese women in the Chinese reality show Sisters Who Make Waves, with a special focus on the discursive shifts and their relevance to the wider discourse of and about Chinese women. The analysis is carried out on two levels: the discursive construction of Chinese women in the said reality show and its recontextualisation across other discourses including in the public sphere and semi-private opinions of Chinese women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Birds of a feather flock together : a case study of Chinese Guangchangwu dama in a super-diverse city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Miaoer Chen; [2021]
    Keywords : Chinese Square dance; Guangchangwu Dama; sense of belonging; friendship; Conviviality; conviviality microspaces; Diversity; super diverse; music participation; empowerment; social media; senior adults; older women; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to critically examine how older women interact, perform to their heart's content, learn music, and communicate across cultures around square dancing in a Chinese context. The paper explores how retired Chinese grandmothers use square dancing to build social interactions, find friendships and integrate into diverse group life. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Hunnao” : a glimpse into Chinese patriarchy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Zekai Lu; [2021]
    Keywords : hunnao 婚闹 ; patriarchy; women s rights; CHINANEWS.COM 中国 新闻网 ; Weibo; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : "Hunnao"(婚闹) emerged in China during the pre-Qin period (221 B.C.) and has evolved ever since as a distinctive Chinese wedding tradition. It is a form of wedding entertainment retained by Chinese folk since ancient times. READ MORE

  5. 5. Engaging with female stand-up comedians in Rock & Roast 3 : Genres, Gender and Women’s humor

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Wen Zhao; [2021]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research bears the research gaps of Chinese stand-up comedy and female stand-up comedians in mind, aiming to contribute to the lesser researched field of Chinese female stand-up comedy. Audience research is the bedrock of this research which sheds light on how audiences define, interpret and evaluate the genre of stand-up comedy and female stand-up comedy. READ MORE