Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Humanities and Social Science

“Things Are as Numerous as Strings of Pearls, as Numerous as the Brilliant Flowers”—Arts of Figure of Speech in Qian Zhongshu’s Novel Fortress Besieged

Authors
Jiugen Xiao, Xijuan Chen
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Jiugen Xiao
Available Online January 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/hss-26.2016.64How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Fortress besieged, Language, Arts in figure of speech.
Abstract

Fortress Besieged is a famous novel written by Zhongshu Qian. The most prominent feature in this work is its witty expressions with figure of speech used for the characterization, which is bound to do research. The paper uses comparison and induction in the research. It is concluded that the language art of the figure of speech has some characteristics: the figure of speech is used in everywhere in the novel; the figurative imagery is far from the original meaning, but suitable in the description. From the perspective of linguistics, this paper focuses on the language arts, accompanied by some figures, which is unique in the research.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Humanities and Social Science
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2016
ISBN
10.2991/hss-26.2016.64
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/hss-26.2016.64How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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