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Japan. Modern traditions and customs

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Cultural analysis of the process of formation of a Japanese family. Its characteristics as a product of modernization and globalization of society, its role in the socio-cultural and economic life of modern Japan. Traditions of family relations of the Japanese.

Value and distinctiveness of Japanese culture. Physical and spiritual of Japanese culture, especially the relationship to nature and death. The basic principles of the aesthetics of Zen. The religious aspect of the education of Japanese. The origin and history of the development of the samurai class.

The origins of Japanese culture. Sakura as a symbol of beauty and renewal. The history of the construction of Buddhist temples. Japan is the birthplace of origami and netsuke. The content and form of Japanese painting. Calligraphy and hieroglyphics as the most common art form in the East.

The role of religion in shaping the character of the Japanese nation and language features of communication. Relationships in society through “the amayyah waterway” and the feeling of shame. The role of women and men in a Japanese family, national holidays and the psychological image of contemporary Japanese.

National characteristics of Japan: kimono – traditional clothing; calligraphy – the most common type of art; shadow theater; bonsai; ikebana – the art of arranging, creation of compositions from flowers. Description of some Japanese dishes.

Deity in ancient times the Japanese. The ancestors of all existing Japanese mythology, is the divine spouse of Izanagi and Izanami. Features of Japanese literature. The direction of Yamato-e painting. Traditional puppet theater Bunraku.

The influence of geographical features on the culture and mentality of the Japanese. Japanese language as an important part of Japanese culture. Genres and styles of painting. The art of calligraphy. The history of the development of Japanese theater. Traditional clothes and dwellings of the Japanese.

Japanese religion and the idea of the beautiful. The interaction with others in Japanese culture, the ability to convey their feelings and desires. The transformation of the family in Japan. The factors of accelerated development of the economy. The Japanese propensity to borrow.

Specificity of formation of the civilization and culture of Japan, the singularity of its architecture, painting, sculpture, music, literature and religion. The dynamism of Japanese culture, her sensitivity to the perception of foreign influences, feature the art of ikebana and netsuke.

The influence of Western culture on communication between husband and wife in the modern Japanese family. The leading role of family Patriarchy, which places woman in a subordinate position to the man. The women’s struggle Japan with established traditions, prospects of empowerment.

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