In Singapore, shophouses also provided one of the housing means for the population between the s and the s, especially in the downtown area. A typical shophouse has two or more storeys, where the owner usually uses the ground level for conducting his business and the upper storeys for his residential needs.
Tanjung Rhu by MinFong Ho. Now, I will write more on the other elements that you as students need to analyse and also write during the exam. For the physical setting, as you read this short story, the physical setting was in Tanjung Rhu, Singapore.
Li had big house and he had big office because he was the owner of a shipyard company. When he was younger, he was living in a hut at Tanjung Rhu with his parents. As for the social setting, after read this piece, we can easily say that Mr. Li was living in a rich neighbourhood.
The reason why I said that is because Mrs. Li was shown as a woman who happened to have lots of activities including tea parties. Another character mentioned in the story was Mr.
Li's son who were studying in Cambrige and his daughter, Ying, who are going to New York soon. And yet, his mum's altarthe big house and their lifestyle reflects their wealth and position in the society.
Time The time set in the recent past and could be applied to the present times too. As for the characters, they were four people in this story and one was mentioned by the characters but did not appear in this short story. Let us see one by one. Li 63 years old man who is very rich and owned a shipyard and he just lost his mother.
Loves to count the ships at the shipyard.
He loved his mother very dearly and she even scolded her daughter Ying for being rough with her. He was torn between traditions and modern ways. Even tough he was a successful man, he still believed in the parents' blessings in finding comfort and strength.
Li's mother A very gentle lady, who has lived so many years and had gone through so many things in her life and now is old and frail. She loved her son very dearly and she did not need anything but loves and cares.
She too loved her granddaughter, who is very proud that she can do lots of things. Li's mother was a very well-mannered woman and she hold to the traditions very strong.
She strongly believed that custom and traditions need to be hold carefully and respectfully. Li's wife and she really enjoys tea parties with her friends which it was very displeasure to Mr. Ying The daughter of Mr.
A young and modern girl but very kind and understanding. She was very sensitive and she too was trying to build a bridge between her father and mother. Traditions and rituals count in life. Love is a wonderful element in live. Material things do not really count. Traditions should be maintained 3.
Kindness and consideration matter Point of View This story was written in the third person point of view. The whole story was from Mr. Thank you for reading my writings.L’Asie du Sud-Est compte un bon nombre d’îles parmi les plus belles du monde.
L’équipe de Singabuzz a testé et sélectionné pour vous quelques-uns de ces petits coins de paradis, les plus proches de Singapour. Tanjong Rhu is a port in Singapore where the writer sets as the place that the protagonist of the story spent his childhood in.
The main theme of this story is the distinction between traditional habits and ceremonies and modish patterns and behavior. Tanjong Rhu is a port in Singapore where the writer sets as the place that the protagonist of the story spent his childhood in.
The main theme of this story is the 3/5(1). Discussion on Tanjong Rhu Theme: Traditional habits and ceremonies vs. modish patterns and behavior Tanjong Rhu is one of the famous ASEAN short stories wrote by Minfong Ho.
This story is focusing on Singaporean Chinese life which contrasts in terms of traditional and modern.
Tanjong Rhu is a port in Singapore where the writer sets as the. [Form Four] Literature Essay for Tanjung Rhu INSTRUCTION: Analyse the sample below With close reference from the text, choose a theme from Tanjung Rhu.
The short story I chose is Tanjung Rhu by Minfong Ho. A prevalent theme in Tanjung Rhu is ‘Kindness and love are more important than material possessions’ This means that even though people. The CHARGE of the LIGHT BRIGADE (a Set of Questions and Answers)Teacher's Ver.