Romance in Traditional Times - Chinese Culture in Magic Dramas: Explanation of relevant cultural contents of The Journey to the West
Course Syllabus 课程章节1
The magic drama The Journey to the West has been replayed for over 3,000 times since its first release in 1986. The series has been really popular among audiences at home and abroad as it has been translated into different languages. You can probe into the numbers (such as 9, 8, 5 and 3) in the drama, including their aesthetic and symbolic implications in Chinese culture and such philosophical ideas as the harmony between man and nature, and the interactions of the Wu Xing (or the Five Elements of water, wood, water, fire and soil).