The literary thought of Yan Zhitui not only inherits the tranditional saying and its revision, but also takes into consideration on the emerging literary trend of thought. However, this literary characteristic is inevitably linked to its ideological framework on parental precept. With form analysis assessed based on the characteristic shown in the structure and narration, this article is mainly to elucidate the commonality and similarity between literary critique and parental precept in order to denounce the perception that there is no absolute linkage between these two concepts. The conclusion obtained in this study is able to demonstrate the differences between Yan Zhitui and other literary critics. This particularly provides the best perspective for details research on the scholars` mentalities of Northern Dynasty and its socio-culture.