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Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon Discussion Questions

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Research the thoughts of some writers who are for and some who are against drinking and make a display of their one-line quotes that show both sides.

Li Po's friendship with the poet Tu Fu is legendary. Find out about their very different personalities and then write a two-person play that shows them interacting.

Study the traditional Chinese art of calligraphy. After studying it, use principles that you have learned to write a few lines from this poem. Explain to your classmates the significance of your method.

The poet Ezra Pound is famous for translating some of Li Po's works for Western readers. Study a few of Pound's translations and compare them to other translations. How do the translations differ? Why do you think Pound's translations are so recognized? Write a paper explaining Pound's approach to translating Po's work.

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