Self-awareness in Sangetsuki

Lanna Wu

Abstract


The story of Li Zheng, in which he transforms into a tiger, has many adaptations in both Chinese and Japanese literature. Similarities are common in those adaptations, but in Japanese writer Nakajima Atsushi’s version, there lies distinctiveness. He adds “self-awareness” into his adaptation Sangetsuki, and achieves his own literary accomplishments. This paper will give an analysis of this “self-awareness” in Sangetsuki.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v5n9p27

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education 

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the 'ccsenet.org' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.