Write a 1000-word descriptive essay on one of the topics listed below. In this assignment, you will synthesize a wider array of passages to provide an exposition of Confucian views. Remember, in this assignment, you are to explain, not evaluate.
The Analect of Confucius
Explain how the idea of jên or humanity (sometimes rendered as love, sometimes as goodness) works in Confucian philosophy. Note that explaining the concept itself is a necessary component.