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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 224–235.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Grace En-Yi Ting Abstract This article draws on Judith Butler's theories of violence and grief in order to outline a self-reflexive narrative of teaching and speaking about the Atlanta shootings of March 2021 as a queer and feminist studies scholar of Japanese studies in Hong Kong. The article...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2023
... about strong and weak interpretations, as well. Here are two of the most moving and artful poems (in Chinese) in Island . 111 This unworthy one with the group is grief-stricken. 忝屬同群事感哀 Who will transmit the news of death back to the village? 訃音誰遞故鄉回 I mourn your having ridden...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 151–163.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the shock as he begins to reconnect with his mother. He “reached out his hand, brushing against hers for a moment” (5). When he touches her hand for a second time, he plunges into a torrent of grief and sobs profusely. The catharsis of compassion strengthens the emotional bonds and releases somewhat...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 298–325.
Published: 01 October 2020
... for the ostensible purpose of finding her husband a concubine (but considering that Yun's grief at the failure of these attempts far exceeds that of her husband, the liaisons are evidently as much motivated by her own desires as by her husband's). Like Yun, Sophia bends gender norms because of her amorous interest...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
... nature, but their minds do not have fixed intent. Intent arises in response to external things, moves along with joys, and becomes fixed through repeated experiences. The breath of happiness, anger, sorrow, and grief are all of man's nature. They are evoked and made manifest by things outside. 凡人雖有性,心亡定...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 157–173.
Published: 01 March 2019
... sections of “To Athena” evoke decay and death, grief and mourning. The progress from “battle flames” to “withered leaves” suggests the bitter end of war. Together, they pave the way for the climax in the last section of the poem, “Elegy.” The third section begins with such desolate images as “icy bell...
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Prism (2022) 19 (S1): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2022
... their skins for sleeping” (2; 63), Kang writes. “Thus, we see that the whole world is but a world of grief and misery, all the people of the whole world are but grieving and miserable people, and all the living inhabitants of the planet are nothing but doomed and miserable beings. The azure Heaven...
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Prism (2023) 20 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
... reverse the dread decree of fate, Not here the mourner would his grief reveal, Not here the muse her virtues would relate. But wherefore weep? Her matchless spirit soars Beyond where splendid shines the orb of day; And weeping angels lead her to those bowers Where endless pleasures virtuous deeds...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
... understanding of the nature of the sexual scene: “‘Ma!’ . . . ‘I'm hungry, ma. My tummy aches. Will we have anything to eat today?’” 65 The woman, who now “tightened her grip on the small silver coin in her hand,” assured her child of the availability of the food in a “low voice trembling with grief.” 66...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2021
... life. When the imprisoned Lingyun is urgently summoned to cure Yishao, Lingyun bursts into passionate tears and, with his tumultuous cry and grief, awakens Yishao back to life. Later Lingyun and Yishao are married to two sisters, Zhen Daya 真大雅 and Zhen Xiaoya 真小雅, and return to polygamy. These heroines...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 114–137.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., the singer assumes a relatively gender-neutral, universal consciousness with which she observes the inevitable change that occurs with nature's cycles; she then turns to serene, autumn imagery for consolation. The intimation of lasting happiness and family union invokes a sense of melancholy—grief...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 456–478.
Published: 01 October 2021
... I get upset. I just leaned on the railing, my eyes cast downward, and in my heart I truly felt there was a lover with whom I was parting forever, as I experienced the same grief from suffering on that land I was forever leaving. 緬甸呀,永別了! . . . 我的兩個永遠不忘說笑的朋友,這時就在旁邊微笑道:「還要別一聲你的愛人呀!」 我沒有像往天那樣回罵過去,也沒有...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 85–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
... engagement with his surroundings to despondent introspection, and his central thematic moves from the indictment of social injustice to personal grief and self-destruction. The voice in this poetry appears hardly interested in bearing witness or, for that matter, in being persuasive at all. It has turned...
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