On the Similarities and Differences of IMAGE in Chinese Tang Poetry and Image in American Imagist Poetry

Ying-jie GUO

Abstract


To examine the similarities and differences between IMAGE in Chinese Tang Poetry and image in American Imagist Poetry, the thesis employs a comparative study and points out that both of them emphasize the inheritance and essence of the traditional ideas, acquire the inspirations and creations from the natural world, focus upon the representation of man’s inner feelings and unusual considerations, etc. Meanwhile, IMAGE in Chinese Tang Poetry and image in American Imagist Poetry are the results of different philosophical beliefs, ethnic cultures as well as national consciousnesses since they were cultivated in quite different social environments and historical backgrounds. To sum up, IMAGE in Chinese Tang Poetry and image in American Imagist Poetry intertextually exist and they are worth comprehensive study

Keywords


IMAGE, Image, Chinese Tang Poetry, American Imagist Poetry


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/seme2016/5415

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