|| Lee Shang-Yin,a poet of the late Tang Dynasty,is good at using tortuous and vague phrases to create obscure and mysterious atmosphere in his poems.What is the most remarkable in his poems is the use of flowery dictions and plenty of allusions to classic stories or sayings. Among his works,the greatest and the most fantastic achievement is his seven-character octives. His seven-character octives not only contribute to passing down and revival of Chinese classical poetry during the process of development, but also create a one-of-a-kind,artistic poetic style. Therefore, Lee Shang-Yin and his seven-character octives have always earned a place in the research of selecting poems for the collection and in the reviewers’ criticism since Tang dynasty.
“Linguostylistics” takes over the conceptions and methods of linguistics as a new channel to the study of literary classics. Although related researches increase year by year,with a very wide range of material sources, Lee Shang-Yin’s poetry is seldom the target of researach.Therefore, with the theory of “Linguostylistics,” we will discuss rhymes and phrases in his
This thesis is divided into five chapters.The first chapter “introduction” includes sections such as motive of research, range of research, methods of research, and related previous research,explaining why and how this thesis is conducted.The second chapter describes “the life of Lee Shang-Yin and his seven-character poems,” divided into two parts,introducing the inspiration of his creation and the content clarification of his seven-character poems. In the third chapter “the rhythmics style of Lee Shang-Yin’s seven-character poems,” we will analyze the language style in terms of rhymes in five sections, including the patterns of alliterations, rhymes, tones, repetitions, and rhyme pairs.In the fourth chapter,”the phrase style of Lee Shang-Yin’s seven-character poems,” we will examine the words of reduplications, numerals, colors, and allusions to classic stories or sayings in his poems to define the style of phrases. In Chapter five ”conclusion,” we conclude the points mentioned in the above chapters and use a chart to clearly present the conclusion of the analytical results of this study.