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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(17); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061713.

A Brief Analysis on the Different Manifestations of Traditional Chinese Aesthetics in Eastern and Western Culture—Take Mulan as an Example


Huang Ruixi

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Huang Ruixi

Chengdu Institute Sichuan International Studies University, Chengdu, 611844, China


Nowadays, with the trend of economic globalization and cultural integration, cultural communication has become the objective existence of human cultural life. Culture is the essence and soul of a nation, and as one of the cultural elements, artworks are the carrier of culture, reflecting the aesthetic ideology of a country. Chinese culture under traditional Chinese aesthetics is the carrier of Chinese image and plays an important role in showing cultural confidence. This paper starts from the definition and features of traditional Chinese aesthetics, and then analyses the characters in the film Mulan from western and eastern perspectives. Based on cultural differences, the interpretation of traditional Chinese aesthetics has different manifestations with several examples. Finally, the paper presents efficient strategies to make cross-cultural communication more effective and acceptable at home and abroad. Cultural output needs to consider the aesthetic concepts and values of the audience, and at the same time, it should also pay attention to the comprehensive interpretation of the beauty of traditional Chinese culture. The paper explains these strategies in a clear way, and it is believed that China’s cultural output in cross-cultural communication will become more prosperous.


traditional Chinese aesthetics; cultural difference; cross-cultural communication

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Huang Ruixi. A Brief Analysis on the Different Manifestations of Traditional Chinese Aesthetics in Eastern and Western Culture—Take Mulan as an Example. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 17: 66-71. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061713.


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