The Great Influence of The Bible on John Bunyan and The Pilgrim’s Progress

Chunling GENG


As the very foundation of the western civilization, The Bible has been greatly influencing evorld, and the publication further broadens this influence. This essay offers a compaery aspect of the western wrison between The Bible and The Pilgrim’ s Progress, thus revealing the great influence of The Bible on John Bunyan and his The Pilgrim’s Progress on the aspect of the language style, theme, construction of the narrative and so on.



The Bible; Influence; The Pilgrim’s Progress; allegorical; Moral

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Harrison, F. M. (1964). John Bunyan (p.210). The Banner of Truth Trust.

Larken·Lerland. (1988). Biblical literature (pp.64-66). Beijing: Spring Literature and Art Publishing House.

Liang, G. (2007). The Bible in the perspective of Western literature (p.28). Beijing: Zhonghua Bookstore.



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