Literature is the history of human heart, indeed, the Taiwanese praise song expresses the Taiwan people spiritual and emotional life history; through the image and the music language, the Taiwanese praise song shows the Taiwan people inner dreams, it also forms the collective subconscious, the joy or sorrow; regardless in folklore, sociology, linguistics, anthropology or literature, the Taiwanese praise song has certain value, in addition, in the Taiwan literary history, has its certain status.
The preface mainly described the writing motivation and research methodology, as well as research and analysis of the text object.
In the first chapter "national song and poetry," it explained "what is the praise song"; it also stressed that its origin is "game" and "labor", it is of the working class' game literature, of the civilian literature, not of the aristocratic literature, of the mass literature, and not of the author's literary.
In the second chapter "praise song rheological origin," it briefly described the origin of the praise song, its formation, stray and development; how to crossing "the Taiwan Strait from China to Taiwan," to take root and grow in Taiwan; how to evolve from continental culture towards a large marine culture.
In the third chapter "love joy and unrequited love," it discussed that the praise song shown is mainly the emotional content of life ---- also exactly the love-writing of young men and women's bold love and hate.
In the fourth chapter "young girl cordial and attractive," it discoursed and analyzed the yearning and love hidden in the praise song. In the fifth chapter "picking girl's sugar without washing hands," it discussed and analyzed the love-writing of the hot love sweet love. In the sixth chapter "dating boy friend in the rear ditch," it discussed and analyzed that men and women in love steal secret to appointments. In the seventh chapter "yearning boy friend at sunset," it described and analyzed the hanging and cutting feeling. In the eighth chapter "my girl decidedly committed with me", it analyzed the curse swear that appears in the praise song. In the ninth chapter "discarded one flower then immediately picking another," it discussed the sudden and relentless change of boy's heart. In the tenth chapter "two lovers share mouth to mouth the sticky chewing gum," according to the pan-sexual theory of Sigmund Freud, it discussed and analyzed "erotic" in the praise song. In the eleventh chapter "being pregnant like a fragrant cinnamon," it briefly analyzed and discussed the praise song, its character of funny humor, and its use of humor to express the inner passions.
Finally, the thesis repeatedly stressed that the Taiwanese praise song is the fertile soil of the Taiwan literature; in essence, it is almost the Taiwanese National Poetry; I hope that we all read it, study it and absorb its nutrients, lead to a lotus incarnation, to create a new era of literature, and establish we Taiwanese dignity. Appendix “the Taiwan Praise Song Common Terms and Explanations” is a small thesaurus of the Taiwanese praise song, which, I hope, would lend a hand to those who are interested in studying in depth the praise song.