Print FormANALECTS ANALYSIS - Click here if you wish to read the entire ANALECTS by ConfuciusBook 1 - Chapter 1The Master said, "Is it not pleasant to learn with a constantperseverance and application?Define - Noun- steady persistence in a course of actionPerseveranceVocabularyword in a He wanted to give up, but he persevered through the test.sentenceDefine - noun- close attention; persistent effortApplicationVocabularyword in a His application in all his classes allowed him to get into Harvard University.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the Isnt it worth paying attention and being persistent in all your classes to achieve your goals.simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in your In my own life, I would pay attention to my teachers and do all of my work on time and notown life to show give up when things are difficult.that you understandthis book?
Book 1 - Chapter 1"Is he not a man of complete virtue, who feels no discomposurethough men may take no note of him?" noun- moral excellence; goodness; righteousness.Define - VirtueVocabularyword in a The Soldier was full of virtue.sentenceDefine - noun- the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation.Discomposure Vocabulary word in a My sisters room is nothing but discomposure. sentence Paraphrase this chapter while plugging in the Isnt he a good man, a man who wouldnt get agitated when people do not notice him. simplified vocabulary word meanings. What specifically can you do in your I could do a good deed and then just be happy about it. I would not worry about the fame that own life to show may come or even the attention I would get for people. The only thing I would need to do is to that you understand be happy about what I just accomplished. this book?
Book 1 - Chapter 4The philosopher Tsang said, "I daily examine myself on three points:-- whether, in transactingbusiness for others, I may have been not faithful;-- whether, in intercourse with friends, I may havebeen not sincere;-- whether I may have not mastered and practiced the instructions of my teacher." Define - verb- to carry on or conduct (business, negotiations, activities, etc.) to a conclusion or settlement. Transacting Vocabulary word in a I am transacting business with the bank this afternoon. sentence Define - noun- dealings or communication between individuals, groups, countries, etc. Intercourse Vocabulary word in a In class I practice a lot of intercourse when we read the books. sentence Paraphrase this chapter while Everyday I examine myself on three things: If I carried out the business for others, I might of not plugging in the have been faithful; If while in intercourse with friend, I might have been sincere; I might have simplified not accomplished the directions that my teacher has gave. vocabulary word meanings. What specifically can you do in your I could wake up each morning and ask myself if I have accomplished what I wanted to and if I own life to show had helped others. that you understand this book?
Book 2 - Chapter 20Chî Kang asked how to cause the people to reverence their ruler, and to be faithful to him. TheMaster said, "Let him preside over them with gravity;-- then they will reverence him. Let him be kindto all;-- then they will be faithful to him."Define - noun- a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration.ReverenceVocabularyword in a I have a large amount of reverence for my father.sentenceDefine - noun- serious or dignified behavior; dignity; solemnity: to preserve ones gravity.GravityVocabularyword in a The teacher was very loyal and good at what he did, he had tons of gravity.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the How do you get people to show respect to their ruler, and be loyal to him? The master says," letsimplified them be serious then they will respect him let them be kind to all and they will respect him.vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in your In my own lifer to show that I understand this book I could respect others, do not take things forown life to show granted take it seriously.that you understandthis book?
Book 4 - Chapter 9The Master said, "A scholar, whose mind is set on truth, and who is ashamedof bad clothes and bad food, is not fit to be discoursed with."Define - noun- a learned personScholarVocabularyword in a Mr.Daley is a scholar at English.sentenceDefine - noun- communication of thought by words; talk; conversation: earnest and intelligent discourse.DiscourseVocabularyword in a Sam is in discourse with her mother about her grades.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the A smart person shouldnt care what they look like or what they eat.simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in your To prove that I understand this book I should not care about what I am wearing I should be moreown life to show concerned about learning to become a more intelligent person so I can accomplish my goals inthat you understand life.this book?
Book 4 - Chapter 20The Master said, "The cautious seldom err."Define - adverb- on only a few occasions; rarely; infrequently; not oftenSeldomVocabularyword in a I very seldom take out the trash that is my brothers job.sentenceDefine - Err verb- to go astray in thought or belief; be mistaken; be incorrect.Vocabularyword in a When my siblings and i fight we are in err.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said " the cautious rarely make mistakes."simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in your In my everyday life to prove that I understand this chapter I could be more cautious so I willown life to show make less mistakes. I will think before i act.that you understandthis book?
Book 6 - Chapter 15The Master said, "If the only way out is by the door, how is it that men willfight going out by that way?"Paraphrase thischapter whileplugging in the If you know that the only way out is that way why do you choose to not take that way out?simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in your I understand this book. I would take the path that is shown to me, the path to success would beown life to show much more effective on me then to walk away and try to find another way to succeed in what Ithat you understand wanted. I would listen to my teacher and do my work to succeed in life.this book?Book 7 - Chapter 11The Master said, "If any means of escaping poverty presented itself that did not involve doing wrong,I would adopt it. If it was by illegitimate means, I shall continue to pursue the quests that I love."Define - Adjective- illegalillegitimateVocabularyword in a When the robber broke into that bank he committed an illegitimate crime.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said, " If there is a way to get out of poverty that is not illegal, I will take it. If it issimplified illegal I will continue to take the way that i love."vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?
Book 8 - Chapter 16The Master said, "Ardent and yet not upright, stupid and yet not attentive;simple and yet not sincere:-- such persons do not understand."Define - Ardent Adjective- having, expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling; passionate; ferventVocabularyword in a When you are in love you show ardent.sentenceDefine - adjective- adhering to rectitude; righteous, honestUprightVocabularyword in a Johnny is an extremely upright person.sentenceDefine - Stupid adjective- characterized by or proceeding from mental dullness; foolish; senselessVocabularyword in a The child acted very stupid when he jumped off that bridge knowing he was going to brake his leg.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said, " passionate yet not honest, foolish and yet has no care for others; simple and notsimplified yet sincere:such people do not understand."vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?
Book 12 - Chapter 16The Master said, "The superior man seeks to perfect the admirable qualities ofmen, and does not seek to perfect their bad qualities. The mean man does theopposite of this."Define - adjective- higher in station, rank, degree, importanceSuperiorVocabularyword in a The officer was superior to the others.sentenceDefine - adjective- worthy of admiration; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection.AdmirableVocabularyword in a The new puppy was admirable to the baby boy.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said," the better man wants to find the perfect affectionate qualities in men, and doessimplified not want to find the bad qualities. The mean man does the opposite of this.vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to show I could look for the better in someone rather than the worse.that you understandthis book?
Book 13 - Chapter 23The Master said, "The superior man is affable, but not adulatory; the mean man isadulatory, but not affable."Define - adjective- pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial; warmly politeAffableVocabularyword in a The little old man was seemed to be a very affable person.sentenceDefine - verb- to show excessive admiration or devotion to; flatter or admire servilelyAdulatoryVocabularyword in a Are you an adulatory person or not so much?sentenceParaphrase thischapter while The Master said, " The better man is friendly, but not admirable; the mean man is admirable butplugging in the not friendly.simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?
Book 15 - Chapter 14The Master said, "He who requires much from himself and little from others, will keephimself from being the object of resentment."Define - noun- the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causingResentment injury or insult.Vocabularyword in a I am resentment on how I acted the other night.sentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said, "He who needs a lot from himself and little from others, will keep himself fromsimplified feeling regret."vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?Book 15 - Chapter 22The Master said, "The superior man does not promote a man simply on account of his words."Paraphrase thischapter whileplugging in the The Master said," the better man does not favor a man simply because of what he says."simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to show I will treat everyone equally and give them all the same chances.that you understandthis book?
Book 17 - Chapter 2The Master said, "By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart."Define - NatureVocabularyword in asentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the Men are all created equally, it depends on how much they study and practice.simplifiedvocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?Book 19 - Chapter 21Tsze-kung said, "The faults of the superior man are like the eclipses of the sun and moon. He has hisfaults, and all men see them; he changes again, and all men look up to him."Define - eclipseVocabularyword in asentenceParaphrase thischapter whileplugging in the when the better man messes up it show and everyone sees them but he goes back and fixes it thensimplified everyone looks up to him.vocabulary wordmeanings.What specificallycan you do in yourown life to showthat you understandthis book?