Tom: When we say the authentic literature, one is poetry; do you know what the other one is?
Jerry: Is it the novel?
Tom: No, it is prose.
Jerry: Does prose mean there is no limit of the theme?
Tom: No, prose refers to no rhythms articles in ancient times; in the modern period, it includes article except poetry, drama and novels.
Jerry: Doesn’t ancient article have to pay attention to parallelism? As the parallel prose?
Tom: Prose was popular during the Warring States Period, mainly as the historical prose.
Jerry: Oh, like "The Analects of Confucius" and "Mencius".
Tom: Compared with western literature, is there any characteristic of Chinese literature?
Jerry: Is it a bit reserved?
Tom: Yes, it is related with the culture, Western people always are straightforward when they are expressing themselves.
Jerry: In Chinese Literature, Confucianism and Taoism are in the leading position.
Tom: Right, there is also Buddhist thinking.
Jerry: Of course, Chinese literators also accept the positive attitude of Confucianism.
Tom: You mean, “If you live a life of hardships, you can manage yourself alone. But if you are powerful enough, you should also take more care of the world.”
Jerry: Absolutely, both the positive and negative attitude has been mixed.
Ann: Tom, you tied a nice necktie.
Tom: Of course, I have practised it for several years.
Ann: You tied it well, you should pay attention to the tightness at the same time, or it may cause serious consequence.
Tom: Serious consequence? You talked nonsense.
Ann: I didn’t talk nonsense, I read a piece of news yesterday, it said that someone has been myopia because of tying the necktie.
Tom: Really? I should untie the necktie right now.
Ann: Wait, let me have a look…you didn’t tie it tautly,but it should be looser.
Tom: Does that guy become myopia caused by tying the necktie tautly?
Ann: Yeah, due to tying tautly, it will repress the arteria carotis and nerve, restrict blood flow normally,make the brain to suffer limitations of nutrition supplying，cause nerve damage.
Tom: My god, it is awful, I should pay more attention to it.
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Bob: Tom, what is your ideal?
Tom: My ideal is to be an soldier, going to the border to protect our homeland.
Bob: You have a great ideal.
Tom: I work hard for the ideal all the way.
Bob: I am the exact opposite of you, I’m a very practical person, I just want the steady life.
Tom: Your thought is true, but if the country is not steady, how can we have the steady life?
Bob: You are right, happy family is based on the powerful country.
Tom: According to our talk, do you have any special thought?
Bob: You are the vanguard, I will be your supporter.
Tom: You are so strong.