In view of the practical writings becoming increasingly important in today's society, and letter writings depend on daily life, and therefore contains the author's true feelings, its showing the particular style, and this is especially worthy of further research. And Yang Shen "Chi Du Qing Cai" is the first letters of the ancient anthology as it is thousand years across from the Chun Qiu dynasty to the Wei and Jin dynasties, which contains precious academic value, but there are few scholars have touched this topic, so this article focuses on the standards of Yang Shen Compiles his "Chi Du Qing Cai", to present its extraordinary place.
This thesis describes the origin and evolution of the style of letter writing, defined the writing style, and to clarify the content of which it covered by. Again, introduce Yang Shen’s entire life and his literary thought which has been associated with his compilation. And made the detailed introduction about the article text, properties and stylistic rules of "Chi Du Qing Cai".The Content classification, adopt modern taxonomy of Zhang Ren Qing’s "Practical Writing", in order to reflects the context of Yang Shen compile this book. Finally, describes Yang Shen’s compilation, which are contain both objectively and subjectively selection of texts. The part of objectively selections discussed about Yang Shen definition of “chi du”, and it was influenced by Liu Xie. subjective aspects of selected articles from the Yang Shen to explore the entitled of"Chi Du Qing Cai", and analysis the text to restore the mind and the emotional of Yang Shen, and dig out the Yang Shen’s consciousness of life, which contains in "Chi Du Qing Cai".