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Annotated Bibliography Chieh, Peter Chung. "To Simplify Or Not To Simplify Chinese Words?." Chinausfriendship.Com (October 2009): 2.

Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed March 25, 2013). The article talks about the debate on whether to simplify Chinese language or not. According to the author, ultimately, the simplified Chinese will likely dominate and take over in the future. Peng, Gang, James W. Minett, and William S.-Y. Wang. "Cultural background influences the liminal perception of Chinese characters: An ERP study." Journal Of Neurolinguistics 23, no. 4 (July 2010): 416-426. Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed March 25, 2013). This is a study on how people from different backgrounds read traditional and simplified characters. This will be helpful because it is more scientific where as other sources are more opinion based. "Should China Resume the Use of Traditional Characters?." Beijing Review 52, no. 40 (October 8, 2009): 46-47. Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed March 25, 2013). This article also gives the authors opinion on the simplification of Chinese characters. The author argues that the simplification of Chinese characters goes against tradition and no longer has the same meaning for each stroke taken to write the character. Zhang, Jessica. "Heated Debate on Abolishing Simplified Chinese Character", 12 Mar. 2009. Web. 25 Mar. 2013. This article is mainly informative and provides background for the debate. It provides a simple explanation as to how simplified and traditional characters differ, and does not offer an opinion, but provides both sides of the debate. . """__." ""__. Xinhua, 15 Mar. 2008. Web. 25 Mar. 2013. This is a Chinese article that talks about how the Chinese Minister of education Zhou JI said that he doesnt want to teach traditional characters in primary schools. It will be interesting to see the chinese perspective on this issue and translate the article.