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13:18 Aug 11, 2006
Chinese to English translations [PRO] Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Explanation: What is the scope of play? Are characters going to save the world from a legendary evil? Are they going to save a kingdom? Are they going to save themselves from starvation on an ongoing basis? What effect will their actions have? http://www.carrollsweb.com/crkdface/IntStyle.html
This article examines identity narratives of adult adoptees who have undergone dislocations which make impossible the construction of a seamless narrative of origin. Focusing on the dynamic between their experience of uprootedness and the modernist compulsion for a "fundamental ground" that is "beyond the reach of play" (Derrida 1978:279), we argue that the pressure to fix identity operates to expose both the tenuousness of the concept of a center or ground and the problems with the postmodernist impulse to celebrate a vision of identity as only play. http://tcs.ntu.ac.uk/tcs/abstracts/17(6).html
Wenjer Leuschel Taiwan Local time: 23:07 Works in field Native speaker of: Chinese PRO pts in category: 12
2 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
scope of performance
Explanation: with little scope of performance
peiling Germany Local time: 16:07 Works in field Native speaker of: English, Malay
1 day 7 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +5
Room of showcasing oneself
Explanation: Based on the context, the impersonated actor/actress had a few side shots or faraway views. As a consequence, he/she had little room to show off him/herself.
franksf Native speaker of: English, Chinese PRO pts in category: 4