Tiger Mom and Chinese Zodiac Tiger

In 2011, a best-seller book named Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and two other expressions Tiger Mother and Wolf Father all of them become hot discussing issues. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is a book by Amy Chua published in 2011, in which Chua describes her efforts to give her children what she describes as a traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing. This piece was controversial.  Chinese Wolf Father beats 3 kids intoBeijingUniversity, which is a very prestigious university inChina. Up to now, you may feel a little bit strange that why I should mention these. In fact, today I will talk about the fierce animal-tiger. From the title of the book, we can see that tigers have muscular bodies with particularly powerful forelimbs and large heads, so it can give you a sense of threat and mightiness. Have you ever heard of the Chinese saying that “If you don’t enter a tiger’s den, you can’t get his cubs”? Now, let’s enter the tiger’s den.

Chinese Tiger Painting

Chinese Tiger Painting

However, because of that, tigers are among the most recognizable and popular of the world's charismatic megafauna. They have featured prominently in ancient mythology and folklore, and continue to be depicted in modern films and literature. Tigers appear on many flags, coats of arms, and as mascots for sporting teams. The same happens inChina.

Tiger: 3 to 5 a.m., named yin shi (time period of yin). Tigers hunt prey and display their fiercest nature. If you were born in the years of 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and so forth, you will be tiger person. Chinese say the life of a Tiger born at night will be less hectic than that of Tigers born after dawn and above all, those born around midday. It will be a stormy life full of dangers, but the Tiger will never be bored. Neither Night Tiger nor Day Tiger will have an easy life. The Western term for a particularly fierce woman is "dragon lady," but the Chinese call her an "old tiger lady." For this reason some Chinese avoid having children in the Tiger Year -- for fear of having a daughter.

Occupying the 3rd position on the Chinese Zodiac, the Tiger symbolizes such character traits as bravery, competitiveness and unpredictability. Tigers love to be challenged and will accept any challenge if it means protecting a loved one or protecting their honor. They don’t worry about the outcome because they know they’ll always land on their feet. Tigers will pounce when they feel it’s necessary. At work, Tigers show natural leadership ability, but prefer to work alone. The best jobs for Tigers are those that will lead them towards positions of leadership. Some suitable careers for Tigers include: advertising agent, office manager, travel agent, actor, writer, artist, pilot, flight attendant, musician, comedian and chauffeur.

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