Communication & Education Review Vol.1 No.11

Communication in the Antagonistic Space—Aesthetic Analysis of the Ending Song of The Wild Goose Lake


Xiaoyan Zhou
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Yancheng Institute of Technology,
Yancheng, China

Abstract: Bengawan Solo which is the ending song of The film Wild Goose Lake creates an absurd and pure
emotional utopia and also constructed a superego existence world of a character of Zhou Zenong. This song
sublimates a sad story about nobody into a meaningful social emotional structure and creates communication
between antagonistic spaces such as Above/below ground and edge/center. This song also shows the way
of the marginal groups in society in China fighting against their fate and this way has a special aesthetic

Author: Samuel Hall

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