I would like to thank to all those who helped me during the writing of this thesis.
First of all, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my supervisor Zeng Lulu, for her instructive advice and valuable suggestions on my thesis. Without her patient instruction, insightful criticism and expert guidance, my thesis would not have been completed completely.
Second, my thanks would go to my parents, for their encouragement and great support，especially in the period of writing the paper.
Special thanks should go to my friends and my fellow classmates who gave me their help and time in listening to me and helping me work out my problems when the difficult of the thesis courses.
Last my great gratitude also goes to those writers and editors whose works I have perused and benefited greatly. Without them the completion of the thesis would not have been possible.
As the represents of the Chinese and the Western cultures，Chinese-American cultural differences has not be neglected. Because each ethnic group has its own history, culture, values and moral standards, it is a certainty that Chinese culture is different from American culture in many respects. This paper analyses the differences in Chinese and American culture from two parts, including basic principles of the creative thought differences, philosophy of education difference by taking this film as breakthrough point. This thesis also introductions the unique charm of national culture. The characteristic of China: Such as kung-fu, the praiseworthy team spirit. The characteristic of America: Strong sense of self-worth, the courage and consciousness in danger. Every ethnic group has its own splendid national culture. Therefore, on the precondition of mutual understanding and mutual respect, the coexistence of Chinese-American culture is practicable. It is necessary to improve the quality of communication between the two different cultures, in order to achieve a better intercultural communication.
culture differences; cultural blend; national culture; cross-cultural communication,
team spirit, self-worth
文化差异;文化交融; 民族文化; 跨文化交际; 团队精神; 自我价值主义
Abstract (English) i
Abstract (Chinese) ii
Chapter One Introduction 1
Chapter Two Chinese-American Cultural Differences 1
2.1 Basic principles of the creative thought differences 1
2.1.1 The quality of creative talent 2
2.1.2 The reason of different basic principles 2
2.2 Philosophy of education differences 3
2.2.1 The differences opinion in education 3
2.2.2The advanced educational notion of American 5
2.2.3Present status and problems of China in education 5
Chapter Three Unique charm of National culture 6
3.1 The characteristic of china 6
3.1.2 The praiseworthy team spirit 7
3.2The characteristic of America 7
3.2.1 Strong sense of self-worth 8
3.2.2 The courage and consciousness 8
Chapter Four Conclusion 9