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Butterfly in Chinese Culture

Butterfly

Butterfly in Chinese Culture

Chinese believe that butterfly is a symbol of grace and is associated with romanticism. Two butterflies flying together are a symbol of love. Butterfly is related to one of China's best known tragic yet beloved folk tales, The Butterfly Lovers or Liang Zhu. This legend is sometimes regarded as the Chinese equivalent to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Legend:

The legend of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai is set in the...

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