1.Purpose for the research: This paper tries to discuss how to produce resonate between literary texts and the mass audience, and how to build a bridge converting literary language to audio-visual language. This paper also tries to discuss the transformation from text symbols to lens symbols, and the means to promote literary texts, making them more popular, more practically and effectively communicated. For these purposes, there require a transformation media, a catalyst, which puts the mass audience on the bridge painlessly. Once over the bridge, they will be able to contact and appreciate literary texts in a closer distance.
2.Literature: As of present, there are two books dedicated to the research of modern literature and audio-visual communication, which are innovative and inspiring. Names of the books are:
(1)Huang, Yi-Guan (黃儀冠) “From Written Text to Audio-visual Communications” (Chinese) 《從文字書寫到影像傳播》
(2)“Essays of Seminar on Academic Research and Practice on New Media and Society” (Chinese)《新媒體與社會學術暨實務研討會論文集》
3.Method of research: Theoretically, the research of this thesis focuses on three expositions:
(1)The objects of discussion focus on people and the mass audience and the relations between them.
(2)In terms of view point, this paper takes the relations between literature and audio-visual communication as the basic standing point.
(3)In terms of method, this paper emphasizes on reasoning between experience and conclusion, rather than theoretically objective research.
4.Contents of the research: from written text → image and voice communication →the eyes and ears of the audience, readers produce resonate → audience’s feedback → media, catalyst workers response, consider, improve, and re-create, producing a chain of circulation, which tightly holds literary texts, the mass audience and the media creators between them. The contents of this thesis bring the chain of circulation to attention.
5.Result of the research:
Through different audio-visual media, modern literature takes on a variety of new looks. Even if they are illiterate, or have never read the text, the audience can receive the message with ease through audio-visual communications. Unaffected by gender or age, once they are exposed to the media, the message is communicated. Those who like or understand the message will accept it and those who don’t will refuse it. The choice is totally free for them.