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Chinese poem illustration/江南春/杜牧 Spring Along Yangtze Downstream

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The best season ,at the most beautiful place of Jiangnan(江南, south of Yangtze river) , these all would make more contrast to the losses or sadness of poet Du Mu(杜牧) , to his poor feelings.

The video make comparison to Yellow river area, Yangtze river area and Pearl river area in general to help you to understand why spring of Yangtze downstream is the best cross China.

The more beautiful , the happier surrounding atmosphere were, the poorer, the sadder the poet felt. Anyhow, the poem was mostly remembered by its description of the scenic views and the mysterious and vague feeling in the spring of Yangtze downstream.

江南春
杜牧

千里莺啼绿映红,
水村山郭酒旗风。
南朝四百八十寺,
多少楼台烟雨中。

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