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    31 MAY 2012

     Pro-Arguments for Simplified Chinese Characters

    Proponents feel that simplified characters having fewer strokes makes it easier to learn.[7] Literacy rates have risen steadily in rural and urban areas since the simplification of the Chinese characters, while this trend was hardly seen during 30 years of Kuomintang (KMT) rule and 250 years of Manchurian rule before them, when the traditional writing system was dominant, though this rise in literacy may not necessarily be due to simplification alone. Although Taiwan, which uses traditio...
    Folksonomies: literacy chinese
    Folksonomies: literacy chinese
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    A list of bullet points from wikipedia on how simplified chinese characters improve literacy and alleviate social oppression.