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Read a poem: Reading Du Fu's 'Climbing High' in the White Emperor City


Du Fu's "Climbing High" stands out as the most accomplished seven-character octave in Chinese history. The first four sentences vividly portray the landscape and narrate the ascent, while the last sentences delve into the emotional aspect of climbing high. They center around the author's life, conveying the poignant experience of poverty, aging, illness and living abroad. Join CGTN's Ge Ning as she reads the verses in the White Emperor City, where Du Fu wrote this masterpiece.

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