English I—Louise S. McGehee School (“Dragon Galleries”) ^
•The Imperial •Chinese call
Dragon is the themselves “Lung
symbol for powerful Tik Chuan Ren,”
rulers. or Descendants of
supposedly brought •During the year
great wealth. of Dragon (which
is every twelve
•Lung (another word years), people
for the Chinese receive “health,
dragon) represents wealth, and a long
power to the life” (Yaoting,
^Chinese symbol of a dragon^
(“All About Feng Shui”)
•“Dragons are so wise that they have been royal advisors”
•Many of the dragon’s descendants became great rulers.
•Emperors of China depended on dragons’ fortunes to
become successful rulers.
•Many emperors believed that without the dragon, they
would not be able to rule as successfully as they could.
(Davis, Hadland) ^ (“Animation Library”) >
ж If you called an emperor of China
a dragon face, they would take it as
if you were complimenting them.
ж During the different dynasties,
the emperors would offer sacrifices
to the dragon kings – to receive good
(“The Chinese Dragon”) ^
(“Animation Library”) ^
•In ancient Chinese
one of the four
different seas, and
things in Heaven and
(“The Chinese Dragon”) ^
•The Chinese word for myth is shen hua, which
means stories of gods. Chinese myths do not
only come from China, but they can start in
•In Chinese mythology, there are the Dragon
Kings of the Five different emperors. They all
have certain purposes in these myths. They
consist of dragons that guard, control wind and
rain, first dragon, and the heavenly and earthly
(“Animation Library”) >
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