Asian Studies

Order Instructions/Description

DU Fu’s famous poem “Spring Scene” 春望 is famous for its combination of social comment and personal feeling. For the first part of this question;

(1)Explain how the poem combines these two goals.

For the second part of this question, choose two other poems from the textbook that in your opinion focus exclusively on social commentary and on personal feeling. In other words, pick two poems, one that is mostly social commentary and another that is mostly personal feeling.

(2)Explain how each poem articulates its goal and relate each poem to “Spring Scene”.