On the Narrative Art of The Lychee in Chang'an


  • Ying Chen




The Lychee of Chang'an; Narratology; Underlying narrative; Narrative art; Fiction.


Set in the 14th year of Tianbao of the Tang Dynasty, Ma Boyong's The Lychee of Chang'an tells the story of Li Shande, a petty official of the ninth rank, who finally succeeds in transporting fresh lychee after going through all kinds of difficulties. This paper is a case study of Lychee in Chang'an from the perspective of narratology, analyzing its underlying narrative strategy and narrative art.


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1 February 2024




How to Cite

Chen, Y. (2024). On the Narrative Art of The Lychee in Chang’an. International Journal of Education and Humanities, 12(2), 93-95. https://doi.org/10.54097/myd8pk19

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