From the mentioned above, so far, there have been no essays which comprehensively expound the creative styles and features of Bajin's family novels influenced by both Chinese traditional cultures and foreign literatures.
Since the 20th century , the old topic family has been carrying different value ideals and different social significance in Chinese literature. Love and hate has divided family novels into two directions: one takes family as cage and slaughterhouse, which people want to flee from;
Feeling the necessity of counteracting the prejudice of white society against a black female author, Jacobs utilizes and rectifies the prevelant literaray modes, i.e. the black narrative, suduction novel, and domestic novel, and creates a new type of slave narrative with a subversive narrative strategy.
This article deals with the changes of the "family fiction" in the 20th century and the new development of contemporary literature in Japan through a comparison between the family fictions before and after World War Ⅱ.