Journey to the west

Introduction and Explaination


Today we are going to read an interesting lesson. “Journey to the west” This is actually a novel. This novel is from classic Chinese literature. It was written in the sixteenth century by Wu Chenglen. In this lesson we are going to learn about an epic novel with the title “Journey to the west” and it’s most popular character – sun wukong or “Monkey king” But now a days most of the world’s good literature is translated into English. Students this lesson will remind you of a few things that you read in your history textbook last year. Students, now I will read some statements and you have to tell me whether each one of them is historical or fictional. That will help me to know whether you have understood what fiction is.