|The essences of Su Dong Po's Ci is (1) fulfilled feeling (2) take the spirit instead of the appearance (3) Composing Ci the way of composing poem. These are the reason why his Ci always have distinct idea, no matter if they are bold or composed. This article discuss his point of female beauty base on his Ci about female. The female acquaintances of Dong-Po can be categorized as song prostitutes and wives. Dong-Po's appreciation of female beauty has the following four points:
1. The beauty of appearance: Dong-Po recognize the common standard of feminine beauty.
2. The beauty of spirit: Dong-Po frequently use flower as a metaphor of woman. From element to colorful, it always shows its sentiment rhyme.
3. The beauty of knowledge: Dong-Po appreciate confident female with her own opinion.
4. The beauty of love: Dong-Po sees the beauty of love inside woman, and deeply touched by it.
Because of these reason, from Dong-Po's point of view, female and male are equal. His recognition of female beauty matches the recognition of his own personality and becomes the foundation of his inspiration.