A Dream of Red Mansions" has extraordinary significance to me, especially "A Dream of Red Mansions" explained by Bai Xianyong. Two or three years ago, in the winter after I quit my job due to poor health, I stayed at home and listened to Bai Xianyong's "Dream of Red Mansions" at National Taiwan University. Teacher Bai carefully followed the explanation back and forth, and taught for three consecutive semesters.
From the mythological structure that runs through the whole book, the importance and plot meaning of every big and small character, the photo background removing innuendo of every opera poem, to the text comparison and correction of Geng Chenben and Cheng Yiben, everything is discussed. And every class from beginning to end was in high spirits, which made me, who liked "A Dream of Red Mansions" very much, completely infected with Teacher Bai's deep love, reverence and admiration for this book. That winter, on the eve of the reunion and lively Lunar New Year, I was intubated in the intensive care unit and stayed for two weeks. Many times a day, there will be noisy first aid sounds not far away, or just hear the nurse silently say, please family members come in.
I have also heard shaky and trembling crying, but more often it is just silence, the silent silence of the vacuum of the universe. At that moment, the voice of Teacher Bai lecturing often resounded in my chaotic mind, the spring, summer, autumn and winter that circulated in the Grand View Garden, the fates of all the girls had long been written in the illusory realm, and of course Baoyu was finally bald and barefoot wearing a red cloak. A piece of white land is really clean. Thinking about this, I can still maintain a little peace in my heart. Since then, "A Dream of Red Mansions" has become a biblical existence for me. There is never a dogmatic philosophy, but there is a thorough understanding of human emotions and the fate of life and death, which t