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|Other Titles: ||The marriage custom research of the people from the southern part of Fukien province : take the Xi-Zhi area as an example|
|Authors: ||郭文箏;Kuo, Wen-cheng|
|Keywords: ||汐止;閩南;傳統婚俗;婚俗諺語;婚俗儀式;婚俗器物;Xi-Zhi;the southern part of Fukien Province;traditional marriage custom;marriage proverb;marriage ceremony;marriage implement|
|Issue Date: ||2010-01-11 05:14:04 (UTC+8)|
The viewpoint of this research is based on the folk custom and anthropology, and it probes into the traditional marriage ceremonies of Xi-Zhi citizens who were from the southern part of Fukien Province. In this study, the principal part is the marriage custom and concept of the ceremonies and the analysis of propriety and righteousness and the culture in it. Besides the traditional documents, this research refers to some publications and other resources, such as proverbs and surveys as the data collection. As for the range and depth of the research, this study tries to take every level of wedding ceremonies into account, and hopes the result can be proved by predecessors’ research. Furthermore, this study can go deep into some light literature that doesn’t mention in the traditional documents and provide some reference materials.
There are four chapters in this study, and the contents are below:
Chapter one is the introduction. There are the motive and purpose of the research, study methods, and literature review.
Chapter two is to introduce the traditional marriage custom in Xi-Zhi and the background of its society and economy. There are four sections in it. The first section is a brief introduction of the traditional marriage custom in Xi-Zhi. The second section is to bring in some proverbs related to the wedding ceremonies. The third section divides the time (from 1941 to 2006) into four periods, and makes a description of the similarities and dissimilarities in the particular period. The forth section is the consequence of chapter two.
Chapter three is to present the culture meanings from the development of the marriage custom in Xi-Zhi. There are six sections. Sections one is to discuss the meaning and the functions of the ceremonies, custom, and marriage in the ancient scriptures and related documents. Section two is to study the origin and evolvement of marriage ceremony form the bibliography. Section three is to search for the culture contained by the marriage ceremony. Section four is talk about the meaning of marriage ceremony. Section five is to explain the symbol of each marriage implement. Section seven is the conclusion of this chapter.
Chapter four is the overall conclusion. According to the forward chapter, this thesis shows that the marriage custom in Xi-Zhi is both in traditional and new style. That is, nowadays the marriage ceremony is including the modernized reform and the spirit of ancient tradition. The writer tries to research why the marriage ceremony in Xi-Zhi changed and to describe the conflict, defect and reform of it to make people to understand the marriage custom in Xi-Zhi a step further and bring up some improvement ideas. There are four sections in this chapter, including the pass-on of the marriage custom, the change of it, and the research limitation and review of this thesis.
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