Chinese poem illustration: 郑风 有女同车/Zheng Wind – She Was on Same Chariot
Video also available at Bilibili: 郑风 有女同车
The grandson or granddaughter representing his/her passed away grandfather/mother’s soul is so called as Shi(尸), not a few poems in Shijing described Shi from different angles, this poem is one among them.
A new interpretation based on my two paragraphs structure hypothesis which is briefed in my video 郑风 遵大路(https://youtu.be/B3FAzUXgeXs). The subject Meng Jiang(孟姜) is also identified as 武姜, the Zheng state founder Duke Wu(郑武公)’s wife. This poem is by a witness of Meng Jiang’s funeral.
Characters 颜, 翱, 翔, 英 are further analysed.
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