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Victoria P Neal
Victoria P Neal Professor Bollinger EH 207 4 November 2017 Option # 1 Cultural Values in Genji Murasaki Shikibu wrote The Tale of Genji in the Heian period or a Renaissance time in Japan. The people of that time were very focused on art, poetry, and nature. Before The Tale of Genji, most literature was in the form of poetry so the story really intrigued the peers of Shikibu. The story consists of fifty-four chapters, therefore it is extremely long. The complicated tale has so many characters an...