Growth of Japanese Culture

A Golden Age of Literature by Cameron Meek

Japanese Writing System

China Influenced a lot of Japan's writing system. In fact, Japan changed most of their ways of writing to characters like China.
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Japanese Drama

Japan had 2 main ways of drama that they still use today; Noh and Kabuki. Noh was preformed by people wearing painted wooden masks and Kabuki was preformed only by men with a large amount of makeup

The Tales of Genji

In the early 800s, lady Murasaki Shikibu wrote The Tales of Genji. this was thought to be the first important novel.

Japanese Poetry

Japan had many ways of poetry. The most famous type is haiku and is still used today.