On the Classification and Influence of Allegorical Poems in the Book of Songs
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The value of allegorical poetry in The Book of Songs has not been paid enough attention. On the basis of previous studies, this paper divides the development of allegorical poems in The Book of Songs into three stages: complex metaphors, fragmentary allegories and complete allegorical poems. Corresponding poems are sorted out. The characteristics of allegorical poems in The Book of Songs and their influence on Yuefu poems of Han Dynasty are also discussed .
The book of songs, Allegorical poems, Yuefu poems