The Power of Faith: Comparative Researches on Ah Q and Gimpel

Ming-zhu YE


Schlemil is a classical theme in world literature. By employing Ah Q and Gimpel as examples, this paper seeks to examine the differences and similarities between them, which is influenced by different cultures and religious background. Through the analysis, this paper points out that Gimpel shows a spirit of humanitarianism, owing to his belief in God.
Key words: Schlemil, belief, Gimpel
Résumé: L’image des gens “stupides”est un sujet classique de la création littéraire de tous les pays . Tout en essayant de découvrir la similitude et la différence des personnages sur le même thème , Ce texte cite l’exemple de Ah Q et Gimpel , pour enfin dégager l’influence de la culture et de la religion sur les personnages littéraires . Ce texte montre également le rayonnement de la bienveillance humaine grâce à la croyance du Dieu . A travers la recherche de ces deux oeuvres sous de différents systèmes desvaleurs , ce texte approfondit la compréhension sur la culture occidentale et orientale
Mots clés: les gens stupides, la croyance, Gimpel

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