Analysis of Song of Sampling Tea at the Monastery of Western Mountain

The poem Song of Sampling Tea at the Monastery of Western Mountain by Liu Yuxi, is about a man who worked in a provincial office, so he was likely some kind of government official, that went to visit the Western Mountain Monastery and while there he sampled tea grown, and brewed at the high altitude …

Reflection on Mr. Tea & Mr. Alcohol Debate

In reading the Mr. Tea and Mr. Alcohol debate I found that the ending conclusion was that while tea and alcohol may have benefits water is supreme in almost every aspect, since it is required by all living things and has no downsides. The piece begins with Mr. Tea and Mr. Alcohol arguing over which …