Women's Studies Abroad

A Comparative Study between Song of a Pipa Player and Song of Everlasting Sorrow

Li Li
JOurnal of Jixi University:comprehensive Edition 2011-2

Abstract:The fate of women was concerned by BaiJuyi through his two famous pieces of poems Song of a Pipa Player and Song of Everlasting Sorrow.On the surface,the poems told the story of two young woman singers,but as matter of fact,they are the emotional drain of the poet.The poet wants to express his sadness that he has no way to serve the country.Since there are some differences between the two young woman,such as the social status,the behavior description and even the appearances,so the paper tries to discuss those differences between them the perspectives mentioned-above.
Keywords:identity, dialogue, acting, appearance

Paper type:Published