Unit 4 Wedding Day Procession
Unit 4 婚礼庆典程序
1.The bride's “Hair Dressing”and the groom's “Capping Rituals” are signs of their entering adulthood.
2.Red is the Chinese traditional symbol of joy and is a theme repeated in the wedding clothing and other ritual wedding objects.
3.Because traditions varied from region to region,there were some cases in which the groom stops to have dinner with the bride's family.
4.Attendants scattered grain or beans, symbols of fertility, before thebride,while others might have shielded bride with a parasol and tossed rice.
5.In some regions couples should drink wine from the same goblet,eat sugar molded in the form of a rooster,and shared the wedding dinner.
6.Parents of the bride and the groom prepared feast for their respective friends and families. Men and women sat separately.