Author Archives: Zoe Mao

The First Snowfall of the Winter

It snowed all day yesterday. It was the first snowfall of the winter. Everybody was happy about it although the temperature dropped dramatically and people therefore were dressed like a ball. The snow accumulated thickly on the ground, trees, roofs … Continue reading

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Mr. LU You and his poem Ode to the Plum Blossom

Mr. Lu You (1125.11.13-1210.1.26) was a Chinese poet of the Southern Song Dynasty. He was born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. As a talented poet, he started to compose poems when he was 12. And in his lifetime, he wrote over … Continue reading

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Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival, also known as Yuanxiao Festival or Shangyuan Festival, falls on Lunar January 15th, right after the Spring Festival. It is a traditional festival of China. According to historical records, it came into being in Han Dynasty. There are … Continue reading

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