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On Wang Ao’s Classical Literary Style

Author WeiLieGang
Tutor WangQunHong
School Jiangxi Normal University
Course Ancient Chinese Literature
Keywords Wang Ao classical stylistic Characteristic
CLC I206.2
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
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Wang Ao is one of the famous politicians and writers in Middle Ming Dynasty.With the reputation of "best author of the article within the four seas, unique hermit ofprime minister in the mountains", Wang Ao is learned and knowledgeable, his articlesare elegant, and the views are clear. In this paper, I try to learn Wang Ao’sclassical,in order to grasp Wang Ao’ s contribution to the Middle Ming Dynastyclassical creative fields.The first chapter examines the political background, geographical and culturalbackground in the classical creation of Wang Ao. Firstly, special political status quo ofthe middle Ming Dynasty related on Wang Ao’s classical creation. Wang Ao’s politicalviews and career on the advance and retreat affect his classical creations. Secondly,Wang Ao’s classical creation ideology has a definite impact in Wu Zhong literatigroups. This is a part of the literary movement raised in Wu Zhong, which had animpact on the younger literati.The second chapter mainly study Wang Ao’s classical theory and characteristicsof literary creation. Wang Ao’s classical theory mainly expressed as creating subjecttheory, grammar theory and article evaluation criteria, ancient creation showing thegeneral character of the deep, grand, broad, forward-looking, view their own.Doing classical research of Wang Ao is according to the different Stylistic, graspthe characteristics of Wang Ao’s classical from a more specific and micro perspective.Wang Ao’s essays rich in content, thoughtful, his proem is one of the obvious stylisticlearn from Han Yu, his article had very lofty intention, showed the lofty approach,clear discussion. His essay, especially the travel essay and the attractions essays, winson structure and organization as well as the style of natural. It is a type of stylistic inhis classical which richest in interest and charm and atmosphere of life. Themonumental and biographies look simple, solemn, generous, direct and essentials,also excellent.

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