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Dissertation > Literature > Chinese Literature > Literature Review and Research > Ancient literature (~ 1840 )

Chinese folk beliefs and Fortuna Fortuna Baojuan research

Author WangHuan
Tutor CheXiLun
School Yangzhou University
Course Ancient Chinese Literature
Keywords the Precious Volume of the God of Wealth in Wu dialect area Folk faith of the God of Wealth concept of wealth exhortation
CLC I206.2
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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In ancient china, with the emergence of private ownership, various concepts of wealth have produced, though, the“Justice & Benefit”of Confucian became a mainstream of“Righteousness Benefit view”which was highly recommended by the rulers of ancient China, but the real concepts of wealth that prevailed among non-governmental people were not only limited in the“Justice & Benefit”, it not only in response to the Confucian moral appealing, but also reflected people’s practical pursuit of wealth.After the baptism of the times, increasingly, these sporadic concepts of wealth of became mature and perfect, and eventually became the faith in God of Wealth, which were involved in folk believes. People staked all their expectations of lives, desire of wealth on“God of Wealth”who is“personalized”, to ease the anxiety and confusedness of heart.The Precious Volume of God of Wealth combined with folk believes of the God of Wealth, it illustrated the monastic stories about God of Wealth vividly. As the sole art form, which is based on the contents of God of Wealth’s ability to blaze God of Wealth’s faith abroad and embody wealthy concepts of public, The Precious Volume of God of Wealth provided documents and materials for the study of wealthy concepts of public. This thesis, bases on over 20 species of The Precious Volume of God of Wealth in Wu dialect area, the author tries to analyze the texts of Precious Volume and reveal the local people’s concepts of wealth.The thesis is divided into four chapters:Chapter one, the explanation of the evolution about the God of Wealth’s folk belief. Folk faith of the God of Wealth started from the people’s sporadic cognition about wealth, and then experienced a long period of development, differentiation, finally established by“personified”God of Wealth;Chapter two, overview of The Precious Volume of God of Wealth in Wu dialect area. These Precious Volume were classified according to types and themes of the stories, the author gives a comprehensive analysis of the 20 species of The Precious Volume of God of Wealth; Chapter three, the author tries to find deep cultural connotation of the Precious Volume of God of Wealth in Wu dialect area and analyze customs and the concept of the wealth of the local people, summarize Advice Consciousness and religious property in the Precious Volume of the God of Wealth;Chapter four, Analysis of literary features of the Precious Volume of the God of Wealth. According to the text, writing patterns, emotional tone, author mainly focuses on analyzing the literary characteristics of the Precious Volume of the God of Wealth.

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