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|Other Titles: ||Ba Jin's "Turbulence, A Trilogy." research|
|Authors: ||魏淑美;Wei, Shu-mei|
|Keywords: ||五四運動;禮教吃人;婚姻自主;人物原型;社會問題;經濟獨立;May Fourth movement;Man-eating Cannibalism;independent marriage;prototype;ocial issues;conomic independence|
|Issue Date: ||2010-01-11 05:10:58 (UTC+8)|
The storm of May Fourth Movement, considered to originate the modern Chinese literature, inspired and shook many writers’ thoughts, who made huge contribution to the society then by different ways of creation. In the history of modern Chinese literature, revealing the social malady is an important theme many writers concerned. This thesis aimed at researching this theme, revealing the moral leprosy and social ill under feudalism through a falling-apart big family and revealed the nature of Man-eating Cannibalism, in order to understand the historical meaning of feudalism.
“Anti-feudalism” is the main resort of modern novel. After May Fourth Movement, the thoughts and behavior of young people was greatly liberated, and they slammed the feudal thoughts, sought for individual freedom, and tried to pursue the free marriage except for those of the parent''s order and matchmaker''s words by leaving away. On the other hand, as the development of new culture movement, which advocate democracy, against feudalism and ethics, requesting for equality and freedom. Under this historical background, thus began the conflicts between the ruling feudalism to persecute the young generation and the new and old thoughts.
Although revealing the social malady is a main theme many writers concerned at that time, but writers who insisted on this theme of long standing are quite rare. Thus the author chose the Ba Jin''s “Turbulence, A Trilogy.” as research object. The author himself was born in a big feudal family, and deeply experienced all the social malady of feudal ethics, whose narration should be more convincing. The thesis discussed provoking of the awakening and fighting of the young generation, and tried to sketch out a right road for the young people. Besides, the selfishness of parents in a big family was revealed, while the foreseen failure of nipping the children by old ethics was shown. It led the knowledgeable young people a specific way of fighting.
Moreover, after “The Dream of The Red Chamber”, “Turbulence, A Trilogy.” is another masterpiece of recording the falling history of a big feudal family, which describe the prototype in vivid detail. In the thesis, the author emphasized the description of characters. Through the prototype, the thesis not only present the novel, but also enhance the reader to be close to the plots in the novel. Without surprising plots, the novel still worth reading, and that is just the value of literature art.
The discussion of social issue under feudalism is extremely important, and the traditional parenthood, youth marriage, religious superstition, and ill traditional custom is reflected. By the refusal of marriage and leaving-away of the main character in the novel, a enthusiastic young man fought for his future and happiness, and bravely faced the social issues under old intuition. At last, the author’s viewpoint focused on the achievement and limit of the novel. The achievements included the attack of old feudalism, the encouragement to devote the youth into revolution, description of May Fourth Movement, and the art performance of realism. Yet the limits of the novel is the common issue of all the knowledgeable youth, the economic dependence, which unable them to quit the protection of big family while fighting with the feudal family.
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