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The Book of Tea: Free write analysis

Okakura Kakuzo’s Book of Tea: chapter “The Cup of Humanity” “The long isolation of Japan from the rest of the world, so conducive to introspection, has been highly favourable to the development of Teaism. Our home and habits, costume and cuisine, porcelain, lacquer , painting -our very literature-  all have been subject to its influence.” The …

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Free write on “paraphrase x3”

Using paraphrase times three allows me to further analyze sentences or concepts.  When reading a complicated sentence or idea, it can be easier to just graze through it in a larger text, neglecting its true purpose.  When paraphrasing a complicated sentence, I have realized that I tredge deeper into my interpretation, making sense of what …

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“Paraphrase X 3” for Okakura Kakuzo’s Book of Tea: chapter “The Cup of Humanity”

The Cup of Humanity “The long isolation of Japan from the rest of the world, so conducive to introspection, has been highly favourable to the development of Teaism. Our home and habits, costume and cuisine, porcelain, lacquer , painting -our very literature-  all have been subject to its influence.” The entirety of Japanese culture has …

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Ten on One for “The Debate between Mr. Tea and Mr. Alcohol”

Throughout “The Debate between Mr. Tea and Mr. Alcohol”, both Mr. Alcohol and Mr. Tea use arguments in defense and offense but in a rather chaotic fashion.  Each argument seems to be fueled more by emotion, preference, and person experience rather than complete logic. Although some factual information is used, the characters mix them up …

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