By Sharron Gu

chinese language, one of many oldest lively languages, advanced over 5,000 years. As such, it makes for a desirable case research within the improvement of language. This cultural heritage of chinese language demonstrates that the language grew and answered to its track and visible expression in a fashion 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 take place to legislation after its language loses absolute binding strength? How do track, visible, and theatrical photographs impression literature? via proposing chinese language no longer as a method of indicators yet because the background of a neighborhood, this learn exhibits how language has multiplied the scope of chinese language mind's eye and gives a glimpse into the way forward for more youthful languages through the world.

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