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By Eliot Weinberger, Octavio Paz

Nineteen varied translations of a unmarried poem with reviews on each one model via Eliot Weinberger and advent contributed via Octavio Paz.

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The audience. 1 in Chapter 1, where Ang Lee invests the same demure posture with nascent rebellion. Here, Chen’s commentary, commingled with his, and surely the camera’s, sexualizing gaze, reveals a strong satisfaction with his ownership and a narcissistic pride in his taste. Although Zhang’s exhibitionist close-up has not given Lotus the kind of emotional calculation that Ang Lee gives Jen in her first critical dialogue with Xiulian, his character’s self-conscious discomfort nonetheless elicits empathy from the viewer.

By lighting and camera angles, conveys a strong sense of judgmental authority. 5╇ Master Chen is a truncated image while Lotus is fully exposed. the audience. 1 in Chapter 1, where Ang Lee invests the same demure posture with nascent rebellion. Here, Chen’s commentary, commingled with his, and surely the camera’s, sexualizing gaze, reveals a strong satisfaction with his ownership and a narcissistic pride in his taste. Although Zhang’s exhibitionist close-up has not given Lotus the kind of emotional calculation that Ang Lee gives Jen in her first critical dialogue with Xiulian, his character’s self-conscious discomfort nonetheless elicits empathy from the viewer.

You must still care for your nephews and nieces. ╅╇ Jen did not respond to the pleas. She looked down on the mists and clouds beneath the cliff. Suddenly people saw her take a step and jump. ” The manservant moved forward and tried to grasp her but to no avail. The spectators saw nothing but Jen leaping down! In the blowing wind, one of her hairpins fell on a rock. The silhouette of her snow white and blue figure dropped down the bottomless cliff like a falling flower. The overwhelming clouds and mist made nothing visible (Wang Dulu 2001: 761–762).

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