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By Sharron Gu

chinese language, one of many oldest energetic languages, advanced over 5,000 years. As such, it makes for a desirable case learn within the improvement of language. This cultural heritage of chinese language demonstrates that the language grew and spoke back to its tune and visible expression in a way similar to modern English and different Western languages. inside chinese language cultural historical past lie the solutions to varied questions that experience haunted students for many years: How does language relate to worldview? What could ensue to legislations after its language loses absolute binding strength? How do song, visible, and theatrical photographs impression literature? by way of providing chinese language no longer as a process of symptoms yet because the historical past of a group, this learn exhibits how language has increased the scope of chinese language mind's eye and gives a glimpse into the way forward for more youthful languages during the world.

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