Do they use flowers and plants in the same way?
Read Tao Qian’s “Return to the Farm to Dwell” and “Twenty Poems After Drinking.” Be prepared to discuss how Tao Qian’s views on the world and the self resemble and differ from Qu Yuan’s.
For example, Qu Yuan uses many flower and plant images. Tao Qian does too. Do they use flowers and plants in the same way?
What about the animal images?
How does Tao Qian’s emotions compare with Qu Yuan’s?