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English to Russian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: quarry
QUARRY - Мне пока приходит в голову только "жертва", но кажется, это слишком драматично....

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The direct way for a narrative to excavate a monster is to plunge us right into his soul, in the manner of Richard III, say—or the movie There Will Be Blood. But there is a more circuitous, and sometimes more effective, route. The storyteller may place his
at the center of a narrative labyrinth, like the Minotaur, and invite us to coil our way toward him alongside a surrogate, our Theseus—someone whose responses and perceptions are more likely to mirror our own than those of the creature itself.
Russian Federation
Local time: 23:18

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4 -1добыча / объект преследования
Michael Korovkin
Yuliya Orlova

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добыча / объект преследования


Michael Korovkin
Local time: 21:18
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 47

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disagree  Boris Shapiro: Формально, по словарю - всё верно. В контексте - неуместно.
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Может это слово подойдет, если говорят про теорию худ литры

Yuliya Orlova
Russian Federation
Local time: 03:18
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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