||The study “the image of Phoenix in Tang poetry” transmits the cordiality in view of the Tang poem utilization phoenix image is the main axle, and discusses its artistic skills. The results of study are as follows:
Chapter One Introduction This chapter is to explain the motivation, the method, the selected references on the subject of the image of Phoenix in Tang poetry.
Chapter Two What’s Image This chapter discusses the origin of Chinese image, the role of image in the Western literature theory, and the explanations of image from the modern scholars.
Chapter Three The origin of the image: Phoenix This chapter tells the development of the image “Phoenix” in the Chinese poetry from its name, figure, totem, myth, and also the pre-Chin ancient books and the poems written in the Han and Six Dynasties.
Chapter Four The symbol of the Phoenix image in Tang poetry This chapter symbolizes eight subjects: singing the praises, mourning and recalling, sentiment of the male and female, seeking an audience for asking to be an official, having unrecognized talent, folding the willow branch and composing a poem to say goodbye on the Baqiao, studying how to become a deity, loving and worrying own country one by one in the implied situation.
Chapter Five The rhetoric of the Phoenix image in Tang poetry This chapter introduces five skills：compound -like, the contrast type, the superimposition type, the spoke converges the type, the caper type including the analysis and the classification.
Chapter Six The esthetic effect of the Phoenix image in Tang poetry This chapter analyzes two esthetic characteristics of Phoenix image in Tang poetry：expressing individual emotion in the poems with the analogy or the symbolic skill and fusing the sentiment and the scenery in together. The changeable style is lingering and graceful, lessening desires and leisurely, depressed.
Chapter Seven Conclusion This chapter synthesizes above findings, summarizes the full text.