prepared one day spent not v. productive.
5 committee members interviewed me. Same questions fr last yr appear again.
my hands were cold b4 e interview, but gained more confidence after i talked 4 what i d prepared 1st:
"In eastern philosophy, 'one' means united and the origin of all beings and all things. It can mean a thousand different things when it appeared in a char from the sky to e horizon. When it appears in the upper part of the word, it means sky; when it appears in the bottom part, it means horizon. In taoism, 'one' means absolute. Some calligrapher sage commented that the simpler the char is, e more difficult it is to write, probably becoz the word not look so balance in that way."...I talked about the precursors of each char. "Spring is one of the most special seasons in China as it is the time ppl sow. It symbolizes the beginning of a year's plan. The precursor of 'spring' (small curly "xiao zhuan") has the upper part symbolizes vegetation...