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Due to cultural exchanges in the history of Phoenix in Eastern culture (mainly in China) and Phoenix in Western culture have much in common in appearance, mythological origin and cultural connotation, but because of the cultural environment, they still have many differences. Therefore, the image and significance of the Phoenix in Chinese and foreign literary works are also different. The bird that is reborn in the fire is called the Phoenix, while the bird that is not born again in the fire becomes fried chicken, smoked duck, fried goose, etc. If she didn 't withstand burning the fire, she eventually became a meal on a plate or on fire. People are still convinced of the sacred status of fire and are horrified by the anger of this element. Perhaps Phoenix was the first to venture into the fire with his own flesh and blood, but he was resurrected by a high-temperature burning, becoming king of the birds, making the world tremble and worshippers.

This article is a comparative analysis of the "Hero of the Fire" Phoenix, its text consists of two parts. The first part is the origin and development of the Phoenix in Chinese culture, the second part describes its cultural connotation. This article considers the image of the Phoenix, as this image is presented in national cultures, shows that the embodiment of the Phoenix is related to the hero, bringing happiness and good to human society. The phenomenon of the Phoenix in culture is an eye-catching phenomenon and is described in various Chinese ancient works, beginning with Hui Nanjing and Sheng Heizing. The Phoenix corresponds to the myth of undead in people's minds, and one of the ideas of this myth is to make a powerful effort to never give up, to try to go forward, to keep the faith in life; the myth tells us that everyone can actually go the way of the Phoenix. The test of nirvana is the most important thing on the path of transformation of the Phoenix, it is in the fire that it is reborn again. The Phoenix is an immortal bird, an immortal myth.


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