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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Set in China during the time of the Tang Dynasty, The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen is a wonderful adventure story where young Prince Jen travels metaphorically from innocence to experience as...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2009 6:22 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Having gone out of his way in an attempt to help Master Fu, Prince Jen and his carriage are now stuck in mud. Because their escorts (Li Kwang and his soldiers) were instructed to stay behind,...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2019 2:53 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Chapter 13 starts where chapter 12 left off. In the previous chapter, the characters met Master Shu, who said he was told how to get to T'ien-kuo in a dream—it "lies beyond River Lo." Mafoo thinks...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2019 9:17 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Chapter 17 regales us about Prince Jen's adventures as he makes his way to Chai-Sang. The chapter tells how he comes to give away the kite that was to be offered to Yuan Ming. Accordingly, fighting...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2016 7:04 pm UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

In Chapter 11, the robber, Moxa, tells Prince Jen that if there is any robbing to be done, the young prince must do it. After all, as royalty, he is not bound by the Precepts of the kingdom....

Latest answer posted February 9, 2016 7:56 pm UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

At first, "when the Adminsistrator of Benevolent Correction bolted and saeld the wooden collar, hen was raging and kicking and had to be held down."  Later, the weight of the device...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2007 11:18 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

In Chapter 2, gifts are selected for Yuan-Ming. Six gifts are eventually decided on--six that seem odd at first: a sword, a saddle, a flute, a bowl, a box, and a kite. They are wrapped, and Prince...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2008 9:36 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

The saddle was meant to be a gift to the king of T'ien-kuo. It was selected by Master Wu. However, Li Kwang lusted after it, and swapped it for his own saddle. Once he did, he couldn't control his...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2008 9:32 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

One good example of irony can be found in the character of the magistrate Fat-choy. Blinded by greed, he spends his entire time lusting after gold. Ironically, he ends up as a beggar. He does learn...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2007 3:44 am UTC

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The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Master Shu would be wearing a "cangue," which is a "heavy wooden yoke borne on the shoulders and enclosing the neck and arms, formerly used in China for punishing petty...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2007 11:08 am UTC

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