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Week 8 posts.

8 Wong William

8 Wong William

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8 Hall Mario

Walking through New York City in the cold, I suddenly feel warmth. This week, we talked about Rape of Nanking and the fundamental shift of Japan moving from Japan as the world to Japan in the world. When I read … Continue reading

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8 Hanako Shigenobu

I spotted a swan hugging the edge of a melting ice sheet as I was running around Mystic Lake. Last week I discussed how Professor Inouye warned us that Japan would begin disappointing us and during week 8 I really … Continue reading

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8 Luna-Smith Wesley

Spring Break, Few souls on campus, Stillness blankets The Hill.     This week’s readings were difficult to get through. I am glad for the recorded history, as a testament to the atrocities of war. Yet, it is truly a … Continue reading

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8 Traitz Lauren

Humanity appears most unrecognizable at war and yet there seems to be something about us that allows for the same behavior to be reproduced in countless tragedies – the Rape of Nanking, the Holocaust, the My Lai Massacre, etc. Any … Continue reading

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8 Maman Philippe

Feet bound, I stand – At the top of the world. What I found most interesting while reading about Nanking and the Oka bombers is nested in the saying by Kusunoki Masashige quoted in If Only We Might Fall. “Hi … Continue reading

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8 Lee Karen

Walking through a park near home The sun’s rays through the naked tree branches blind me The readings presented a dilemma for me similar to the one voiced in class. It was difficult for me to reconcile the image of … Continue reading

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8 Menard Kristen

8 Menard Kristen

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