Reading Symbols in Soul Mountain Novel by Gao Xingjian

Author: Nguyen Thi Mai Chanh (Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam)
Speaker: Nguyen Thi Mai Chanh
Topic: Text, Context and Entextualization
The GLOCAL CALA 2022 Poster Session

Soul Mountain novel by Gao Xingjian revolves around the narrative element The Walk-Trip-Teller to develop a narrative. The stories in the narrative of the novel reflect each other, the characters “I”, “You”, “He” make the above narrative elements also become artistic symbols and certain techniques. This article focuses on clarifying the direction of the narrative structure of these novels to analyze the structure of these symbols.

Keywords: Soul Mountain, Novel, Symbols, Narrative structure.