张挥微型小说的的叙述手法 =Narrative techniques of Zhang Hui’s mini-fiction
See, Loo Peng
Date of Issue2016-10-07
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Zhang Hui is one of the most important writers in Singapore’s contemporary Chinese literary circles. He is at good at writing mini-fiction and essay. During the end of 1980s and 90s, he had published a lot of his mini-fiction on newspaper and literary magazine. Zhang Hui has a diversified theme for his mini-fiction, which include native theme, urban theme and education theme. In Zhang Hui‘s mini-fiction, artistic techniques is varied. In his mini-fiction, he used strange and bazaar narrative theme, appropriate narrative prop and interesting conception. All these showed Zhang Hui’s desire in artistic skill. At that time, Zhang Hui’s creativity consciousness and works is a breakthrough in the Singapore Chinese literature circles. He has contributed enormously to the development of Chinese Literature in Singapore back in his era. This thesis analyses Zhang Hui’s mini fiction and attempts to investigate the relation between the styles of mini-fiction and Singapore’s historical and cultural context. With the close reading of Zhang’s works, classification of Zhang Hui’s narrative theme is done and exploration of his varied narrative techniques would disclose how he demonstrated Singapore Chinese life experiences through his works.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University