So closely bound up that is hard to say where one begins and the other ends. Historical figures are made into gods and myths are recounted as history, and those that inhabited the ancient texts, are alive and well in the 21th century.
A diverse heritage has given rise to a body of stories that is a vital part of Chinese life, and these tales are still the subject of numerous retellings in many forms. Books, opera, film, painting, festivals, as figures of speech, the myths of ancinet china live on the lives of ordinary Chinese people everywhere.
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