Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016, Page: 123-126
Comparison Between Chinese Traditional Marriage Customs and American Marriage Customs
Lei Guo, English Department, North China Electric Power University, Baoding, China
Lan Wang, English Department, North China Electric Power University, Baoding, China
Received: Jul. 19, 2016;       Published: Jul. 20, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.hss.20160404.17      View  11509      Downloads  166
Abstract
Western culture attracts Chinese people’s attention unprecedentedly for China is becoming more open. For the rapid development of economy, Chinese people need to cooperate with westerners more frequently. It becomes particularly important for Chinese people to learn more about western countries’ culture in their communication. This paper mainly focuses on Chinese traditional marriage customs and western countries’ marriage customs especially that of the United States. Though this paper, different marriage customs will be demonstrated and help people to learn more about them. This paper, based on the literature survey methods, attempts to show marriage customs of China and the US and analyze the reason of their marriage forms through contrasting their differences. Through comparative analysis between Chinese traditional marriage customs and American’s marriage customs, it can be drawn out that traditional culture plays a leading role in them like marriage values and religion.
Keywords
Marriage Customs, Traditional Culture, Western Culture
To cite this article
Lei Guo, Lan Wang, Comparison Between Chinese Traditional Marriage Customs and American Marriage Customs, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2016, pp. 123-126. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20160404.17
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