[关键词] 重文 孔子家语 墨子 说苑
The Phenomenon of Repetitive Statement and the Age of Ancient Literature Forming
--- Taking Confucius personal words as an Example
(Confucius Cultural Institute of Qufu Normal University, Qufu in Shandong Code: 273165)
Abstract: Repetitive statement refers to the phenomenon of the same or similar words or expressions existing in different ancient literatures or even in the same one. This phenomenon can be found a lot in Confucian literature---- which is a special ancient literature and is featured as popular and influential. However, traditional academy often makes mistakes in the judgment of the age of ancient literatures forming and their facts or fictions. On the basis of some learners’ studies, we have preliminarily analyzed and discussed the premise of using “Repetitive Statement” analysis, taking Confucius jiayu as an example. We do hope it can be useful to the discussion on literature research methods.
Key words: repetitive statement, Mozi, shuoyuan