When giving an account of her own life experience in the novel, Chen Ran express es her desire for maturity both as a female and as a female writer. This paper a ttempts to explore the subject matter of "growth" in Chen Ran's novel with her childhood memory, sexual cognition and re-introspection of her parents as the access points.
孟 岗, 张一冰. 论陈染小说的"成长"主题[J]. 北京航空航天大学学报（社会科学版）, 2005, 18(1): 68-71.
MENG Gang, ZHANG Yi-bing. Discussion on the Pullulative Motive in the Style of Chen Ran's Novel. JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A, 2005, 18(1): 68-71.