New Research on the Image of Jiao Zhong-qing in The Peacocks Fly to the Southeast——And Influence of the Sexual Thought in the Middle and Late Ming Dynasty
The Northern Forum 2016-6
Abstract：The image of Jiao Zhong-qing has always been controversial. Between filial piety and love, Jiao Zhong-qing for his mother only temporarily to sacrifice love to follow the filial piety at first, Facing this dilemma, Jiao Zhong-qing died to end his own life, can avoid the unfilial charges, but not weak, in fact, behind the weak representation contains a tough and courageous heart. The representation of Jiao Zhong-qing's personality is proved to have the characteristic of the typical image. Jiao Zhong-qing’s love tragedy had certain influence on the thoughts of passion in the middle and late Ming Dynasty, So it has a certain meaning in the history of thought.
Keywords：The Peacoks Fly to the Southeast, Jiao Zhong-qing, filial piety, Neo-Confucianism