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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.051201.

An Analysis of the Lady of the Camellias from the Theoretical Perspective of Longinus' on the Sublime


Xiyan Xu

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School of Foreign Studies, Guangxi Minzu University, Nanning, Guangxi, China


The ancient Greek writer Longinus introduced the word "sublime" into the aesthetic category in his article the age of hepsus, and put forward five sources of the sublime style. Judging from the writer's writing style, "La Traviata" embodies Dumas' lofty thought from the analysis of the characters in the work, the heroine Margaret exudes a noble spirit. This paper attempts to analyze the sublime thought in Camellia from the perspective of langinus' theory of sublime, so as to analyze Dumas' view of the sublime, as well as to provide a philosophical theoretical paradigm for the analysis of Dumas' literary works.


Longinus; On the Sublime; Dumas; sublime thought; The Lady of the Camellias

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Xiyan Xu. An Analysis of the Lady of the Camellias from the Theoretical Perspective of Longinus' on the Sublime. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 12: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.051201.


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