.Water Margin” is one of the classical vernacular novel long a favorite of our people. It is produced in the Ming Dynasty, is the Song, Yuan stories about Water Margin, if present, on the basis of drama, processing and finishing by the author, creation made. Book to Song Jiang led a peasant uprising as the main theme, artistic reproduction of the ancient Chinese people against oppression and the heroic struggle of the tragic picture. It works fully exposed the decadent feudal ruling class and brutality, exposing sharp opposition to the social contradictions and “forcing people to rebel,” the cruel reality, successfully portrays Lu, Li Kui, Wu, Lin, Ruan Xiaoqi and a number of heroes character. Fiction story twists and turns, vivid language, distinctive character, with a high degree of artistic achievement. But praise works, landscaping Song Jiang, advocating “loyalty” and “punish” exhibited severe ideological limitations.
“Water Margin” is a great novel, is a treasure of human culture.
Other extant versions, originated no earlier sign 田虎 100 back to the inside, Wang part, abridged (text simple things complicated present) system levy 田虎 Wang portion of “Tales” is different (generally considered “Biography” This is based on the abridged adaptation), Jin Shengtan Commentary (70 back to the present) no major Juyi after episode.