Objects & Places from The Pillow Book of Sei Sh¯onagon, Translated [from the Japanese] and Edited by Ivan Morris

Sei Shōnagon
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Gruel-stick - Women often carried this item during a festival; they used them to playfully hit other people during the festival.

Palm-leaf Carriage - The writer believed this mode of transportation should be carried slowly to emphasize its dignity.

Wickerwork Carriage - The writer thought this mode of transportation should move quickly because she became bored if she had to watch one for too long.

Paper Fans - These disposable items were used in many ways. Sometimes poems or messages were written on them.

Plum Blossoms - These flowers were used to decorate a variety of things, such as packages and letters.

Hase Temple - Shonagon traveled to this place while on a pilgrimage; she worshiped and prayed when she reached it.

Shrines - These places of worship were dedicated to different gods or ideals; Shonagon included a list of them in The Pillow Book.

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