Chinese poem illustration: 周南 葛覃/Zhou Wind – Kudzu Vine by Anonymous
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As the second poem in Book of Songs, the poem should be significantly important to Zhou people. A draft analysis based on Zhouyi(周易) is made to dig into this poem, how and why it is with profound meaning at the time. The key word is homeward bound(归) which actually does not have a equivalent word and concept in English.
This poem vividly described a typical girl’s life, especially the sultle moment before her wedding.
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