Academic journal article Studies in Literature and Language

Elementary Discussion on Chinese Female Culture and the Direction of Its Future Development

Academic journal article Studies in Literature and Language

Elementary Discussion on Chinese Female Culture and the Direction of Its Future Development

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Abstract

The harmonious development of human society cannot be achieved without the harmonious development of the relationship between men and women, and as an important cultural content, the development of male and female culture can not be ignored. Since China adopting the policy of reform and opening up, the independence and autonomy of the female group have been greatly improved. There are so many women practitioners in the field of politics, economy and culture, and the situation does not change when compared with the developed countries from a global vision. As a world power, China not only needs to develop its economy and society, but also needs to enhance its ethical and cultural quality and theoretical thinking. If female culture can be viewed as an important part of the construction process of socialist culture with Chinese characteristics, then significant contribution will be made to the development of human civilization.

Key words: China; Female culture; Direction of future development

INTRODUCTION

Female culture is a vital part of human civilization, the harmonious development of human society cannot be realized without the harmonious development of the relationship between men and women. Karl Marx once said: "Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex( ugly involved)". His words have strong pertinence and also show signs of the times, but it still exerts great influence on the development of Chinese women in culture.

1. THE PROBLEMS RAISED IN FEMALE CULTURE

Culture, as soft power and an important part of the comprehensive national strength, has been highly valued by all countries, The level of development of a country or a nation is closely connected with the development of its culture. In today's world, the developmental gap between countries, is reflected not only in the level of economic and military strength , but also reflected in the level of cultural development.

As the harmonious development of human society cannot be achieved without the harmonious development of the relationship between men and women, the construction of female culture should not be neglected. The letter Marx wrote to Ludwig Kugman on December 12, 1868 said: The latest Congress of "labor union" of USA has made great progress, at a minimum, this shows perfect equality in its way to women workers, while the British people is also bound to some narrow point of view in this aspect, so is the sentimental French. Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex( ugly involved). Marx believes that the relationship between men and women is the closest to nature in human society, which can reflect the degree of social development. His words has strong pertinence and also show signs of times, but it still has important enlightenment on the development of Chinese women culture.

Female culture is often known as feminist beliefs or feminism. It is raised in a famous paper "debate for feminist" in 1792 by the British writer Mary Wollstonecraft. This paper criticizes the concept that women are subordinated by men, clearly putting forward that women should have equal rights with men in the field of politics, education and work. Subsequently, the flourishing Western feminist has gradually developed from the right to vote at the beginning into a great social culture movement. From the presidential election down to the question whether to open the door for the lady, even whether the expression of "Rights of Man" means some gender discrimination, all these have become the object or focus for feminist research. In short, to review various social phenomena and ideas from the standpoint of the feminist and popularize feminist consciousness has become culture trend in the contemporary world. …

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