"Modern Expression" in "Local Writing"

Based on the Parallel Comparison of The Marriage Plot Between "Magic Marsh" and "Red Sorghum"


  • Wenzhe Song




Magic Marsh, Red Sorghum, Vernacular writing, Modern expression.


With the deepening of the research, the current urban literature has broken through the dilemma of overemphasizing the subject matter. Based on this understanding, this study puts forward the concept of "rural city novel", and through thinking about this concept, uses the evaluation and comparison of the marriage plot of Red Sorghum and Magic Marsh to complete the thinking and exploration of "how to make modern expression with the help of rural writing", which has new significance of trial and error and taste. Reading about cities in rural areas and villages can give readers a "multi-faceted view" of Chinese cities, which is conducive to expanding the vision of urban research and the space for urban literature writing, and helping to reshape and update the urban image in the local context.


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17 May 2023

How to Cite

Song, W. (2023). "Modern Expression" in "Local Writing": Based on the Parallel Comparison of The Marriage Plot Between "Magic Marsh" and "Red Sorghum". International Journal of Education and Humanities, 8(3), 71–74. https://doi.org/10.54097/ijeh.v8i3.8324