kaho asked in 社會及文化語言 · 1 decade ago

The meaning of 'West'

Religions/cultures Meaning of 'West'

Chinese Buddhism

Ancient Egypt

American Literature

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Chinese Buddhism => West is where the paradise located (西方極樂)

    Ancient Egypt => West is the land of the death (Sun god "dies" <sinks> in the west & is "reborned" <rises> from the east)

    American Literature => West/Western is usually referred to "<Western> European and American culture/governments".

    Source(s): My 2 cents ;)
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