But during the May 4 Movement Period, the outdated ideological weapon from France could not help China out of the crises, chiefly the national crisis, therefore it failed to meet the demand in then China.
Taking the tragic fate of the modern woman Zhang Si-jing of the May 4 Movement period as an example and through interpretation of the epochal speech, this essay locates the deep gender-system root underlying Zhang Si-jing's death.
The ideological source of modern humanist spirit can be traced back to pioneers of Marxism in China during the May 4 period such as Li Dazhao and Chen Duxiu who discussed the citizen's self consciousness in a modern society ruled by law.
The discovery of enfant topic in May 4 period endows Bingxin with the vision and thinking mode of enfant and enables her to form her love philosophy on the basis of her childhood experience, Christianity and the philosophy of Tagore.
In the creation of novels,Wang Anyi inherits the theme of "women's liberation " and " interpersonal lack of mutual understanding " as created by Lu Xun during the May 4 Period and gives to it the contemporary reflections.