S: Katherine Paterson Novel Study By Gurdit and Qais
BC: It's the little things that make life beautiful.
FC: By Gurdit And Qais Katherine Paterson Novel Study
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3: In Japan the warrior class was known as samurai, also called bushi (hence bushido). They formed a class in and of themselves during the 9th and 12th centuries. They emerged from the provinces of Japan to become the ruling class until their decline and later total abolition in 1876 during the Meiji Era. | The samurai were fighting men who were skilled in martial arts. Samurai had extensive skills in the use of the bow and arrow and the sword. They could also kill with their bare hands. Samurai were also great horsemen.
4: Fine arts developed in a variety of ways in Japan. Religions beliefs, such as Zen, and Buddhism encouraged the arts. Nobles and priests participated arts such as tea ceremony's, flower arranging, dry landscape gardening, making bonsai, painting, and calligraphy. Ceramics, such as porcelain and raku, as well as lacquer were popular. Music and dance played an important part in the lives of Japanese.
5: Fine | Arts
6: Shinto Priests | Jesus Christ | Confucianism Building | Bhudda
7: Shintoism was the native religion of Japan. In the Edo Period ideas of Buddhism and Confucianism were passed on to Japan. When Europeans came to Japan they introduced Christianity. The religions have influenced Japanese society in many ways. The samurai class was attracted to Buddhism, and the religions influenced things such as as painting, music, theater, gardening, tea ceremony's, and architecture.
8: Japanese citizens found great entertainment in Noh, Kabuki, and puppet theater. Each type of theater appealed to different social classes and developed in unique ways. There were many different types of puppets used in medieval Japan to entertain the citizens of the town. As towns grew in size and the the japaese were influenced by westerners, the growth in population allowed for the development and diversification of Japanese theater.
9: Almost Life Sized Puppet | Kabuki Theater
11: Japanese architecture was originally influenced by China, but as time passed, Japanese architecture began to change so that it reflected the life style of the Japanese. Architecture was influenced by religion, life style and modernization. Japanese castles were similar to European castles. They were built fort defense. The materials for construction were influenced by Japan's geography.