The language of Li Bai's poems is as fresh as a spoken language, and some are bold and unconstrained and close to prose, but they are all unified in the natural beauty of "the clear water comes out of hibiscus, and the natural is carved." This is related to his conscious pursuit of natural beauty. He inherited Chen Ziang ’s literary propositions and took the restoration of the tradition of poetry and Sao as his duty. He once said, “Since Liang and Chen, Shen Xiuwen has been very beautiful, and Shen Xiuwen still adopts vocal rhythm and will restore the old to the truth. Who is it for me?” ( Meng) Kai's ability Poetry Manhattan ") he advocates" halal "satire" carving insects funeral naive "ugly effective frown, imitate others. The natural beauty of his poetic language is the result of his earnest study of folk songs and his understanding of the characteristics of the popular, clear, and vivid.
"The Post on the Balcony" is Li Baishu's self-introduction of four-line cursive poems, and it is also the only authentic calligraphy handed down. Paper, 28.5 cm in length and 38.1 cm in width. 5 lines of cursive script, 25 characters in total. The section is signed with the word "Taibai". Quoted in the Qing Dynasty Gaozong Hongli regular script inscription "Qinglian Yihan" four characters, the text of the upper right of the Song Huizong Zhao Ji thin gold book inscription: "Tang Li Taibai on the balcony" seven characters. On the back are the inscriptions and postscripts and observations of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty, including Zhao Ji of Song Huizong, Zhang Yan, Du Ben, Ouyang Xuan, Wang Yuqing, Wei Su, Mo Lu, Emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty. Before and after the volume, there is Song Zhao Mengjian "Zigu", "Yishai", Jia Sidao "Autumn Book", Yuan "Zhang Yan Private Seal" and "Ouyang Xuan Yin" and Ming Xiang Yuanbian, Qing Liang Qingbiao, Anqi, Qing Neifu, Appreciation and seal of Zhang Boju and others in modern times.
Since he was a teenager, Li Bai often went to Daitian Mountain to find Taoist priests to talk about Taoism. Later, he lived in Minshan with a hermit named Dongyanzi and studied with great concentration. They raised many exotic birds in the forests where they lived and worked as animal breeders. These beautiful and docile birds, because they are used to feeding, fly regularly to beg for food, as if they can understand people’s language, with a call, they fly from everywhere before stepping down, and they can even peck at people’s hands. Grain, not afraid at all. This incident was rumored to be an anecdote and finally made the governor of Mianzhou go to the mountains to watch the birds eating. Seeing that they could direct the actions of the birds, the governor decided that they had Taoism, so he wanted to recommend them to take the Taoism exam. However, both of them politely refused. At that time, the well-known political strategist Zhao Wei was also Li Bai's teacher. This man wrote ten volumes of "Long and Short Scriptures" in the fourth year of Kaiyuan (716). At that time Li Bai was only fifteen years old. Zhao Yu's work of a politician who studied the similarities and differences of the six classics analyzed the situation in the world and emphasized the rise and fall of the chaos aroused great interest in Li Bai. In the future, he is determined to make meritorious deeds, and he likes to talk about the dominance of kings and hegemony, which is also influenced by this book.
In the prosperous Tang Dynasty, the national power was strong, and most scholars were eager to make contributions. Li Bai considers himself a talent of immortality, with "strengthening his intelligence, willing to be supplementary, so that Huan District Dating, Haitian Qingyi" merits himself, and he is determined to pursue the realization of "Talking Laughing Liyuan" and "Qingyi Haixian" throughout his life. "Finally with the ideal of An Shoji". He compares himself with the Dapeng, Tianma, and Xingjian: "The Dapeng rises in the same wind in one day and soars for 90,000 miles. If the wind stops, it can still shake the water." ("Shang Li Yong"). He hopes to be like Jiang Shang assisting Mingjun, like Zhuge Liang to rejuvenate the Han Dynasty. "Liang Fuyin", "Reading Zhuge Wuhou's Biography", "Yongwangdong Tour Song", and "Difficulties on Roads" (Part 2) all reflect his thoughts of this kind.
Li Bai felt that by his talents, he could "go out to meet the princes, and escape to look down on the nest Xu" ("Send Yanzi Yuan Yan Yin Xiancheng Mountain Preface"), for those who rely on the shadow of the door to enjoy the wealth of high-ranking officials He casts strong contempt for the powerful and powerful, showing a proud and unyielding character. He despised the feudal hierarchy, did not want to be flattered, and disdainful of ups and downs with the vulgar. The darkness of reality disillusioned his ideals, and the shackles of the feudal ethics hierarchy strangled him. He yearned for the freedom and liberation of his personality, so he adopted a wild and unruly attitude towards life to break free from shackles and fight for freedom. The way of expression is to indulge in drinking and sing and learn to find immortals. However, wine can neither dispel the sorrows, and the immortals are more illusory, so he "has a good life in the famous mountain tour" ("Lushan Ballad"), taking the beautiful nature as the sustenance of his ideal. , The incarnation of freedom to sing. His paintings of Emei, Huashan, Lushan, Taishan, Huangshan, etc., are majestic and majestic, spitting out the wind and clouds, and converging with the river; the rushing Yellow River and the surging Yangtze River in his writings wash away all things and sweep everything, showing the poet's pride Character and a strong desire to break through the fetters.
This is Li Bai's angry struggle against society and an important manifestation of his rebellious spirit. He opposes Xuanzong’s liking for great joy, exposing soldiers and soldiers, and exposing the generals, causing the people to die in vain. Because of Xuanzong’s arrogance, the eunuch’s power is very hot... Through the analysis of the political program and the observation of Youyan on the spot, Li Bai is sensitive to the poets. Dong Youzhuwei, among the poets at that time, he and Du Fu were the first to reveal that disasters will be made. The "Anshi Rebellion" broke out, and his patriotic enthusiasm was sublimated, and he got rid of the contradiction of using Tibetan sources. His rebellious character and rebellious spirit have profound patriotic connotations and are rich in social significance and characteristics of the times. The third, fifteenth, twenty-four, thirty-nine and so on of "Gufeng" all made profound exposures and powerful criticisms of social reality.
Li Bai has both a proud side and a secular side. His ideals and freedom can only be sought in the mountains and forests, fairyland, and drunk country. Therefore, he has flowed in poems such as "Jiang Jinjiu", "Jiangshang Yin", "Xiangyang Song" and other poems. Revealing the thoughts of life as a dream, having fun in time, escaping from reality, etc., are also representative of the upright and arrogant literati in feudal society.