The word "literature" is often associated with esoteric and obscure things, and it is believed that what is called literature is probably a work that is difficult for ordinary people to swallow and read. Although it is not denied that there are indeed many such works in the literary world, this does not mean that there are not many literary works that are easy to read but have depth. Soseki Natsume, a writer in the Meiji and Taisho periods of Japan, is a good example.
His writing style is not only not crooked, but also very smooth in reading, showing a smooth and fresh style of writing. The meaning of each sentence is photo background removing very clear, and there are few words that make people feel obscure, so when most of them are opened, it is easy to enter the world and situation written by Natsume Soseki. It is also worth noting that although Natsume Soseki's writing is simple and easy to understand, it does not make people feel cliché or too superficial. On the contrary, it is a layering that feels detailed and full of text. This is not easy. In addition, the subjects he wrote are very close to people's daily life, such as love, career, family and so on. Therefore, it is worthy of being called Japan's "national writer". What I want to introduce today is one of his novels - "From Now on".
The novel was published in 1909. The theme revolves around people's discussion of love values under the changing times at that time. "From then on" describes what happened to a 30-year-old man named Daisuke Nagai. This man is a man who loves to read, so he can be regarded as an intellectual with a wealth of knowledge. However, he didn't like doing jobs that he wasn't interested in, and he hated the dense rules that made him unemployed by the had someone he liked. It was a beautiful woman named