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Spanish translation: la antehistoria

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14:56 Sep 19, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: backstory
prequel & backstory
ana segura
Spanish translation:la antehistoria
Explanation:
Expresión hollywoodiense, ni el Shorter Oxford se ha enterado aún. Es la historia de la historia. Según la película o guión sugeriría también: pre-saga (p.ej: Star Wars), la historia antecedente,...En fín, si se las inventan en Sunset Boulevard, nous aussi! Besos
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 01:56
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La respuesta es la q necesitaba, encaja justo, la explicación clara, y la referencia si bien no la precisé, allí fue consignada, ahh, y muchas gracias por la rapidez con que has contestado!!!!
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naantehistoria - vea abajo por favorMegdalina
naprequel = antehistoria, backstory = información extraToña Morales-Calkins
nala antehistoriaxxxPaul Roige


  

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52 mins
la antehistoria


Explanation:
Expresión hollywoodiense, ni el Shorter Oxford se ha enterado aún. Es la historia de la historia. Según la película o guión sugeriría también: pre-saga (p.ej: Star Wars), la historia antecedente,...En fín, si se las inventan en Sunset Boulevard, nous aussi! Besos


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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 01:56
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 666
Grading comment
La respuesta es la q necesitaba, encaja justo, la explicación clara, y la referencia si bien no la precisé, allí fue consignada, ahh, y muchas gracias por la rapidez con que has contestado!!!!

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Ana Segura
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5 hrs
prequel = antehistoria, backstory = información extra


Explanation:
Prequel is what happened before the story. Star Wars is a very good example. The Phantom Menace was written after the first three Star Wars stories though it is set before their time. They are the sequels (sequelae) to it. So, Hollywood invented a word to describe its relation to them ==> prequel.
Prequel = antehistoria, lo que sucedió anteriormente

Backstory is not the same as prequel. Backstory is background information that is useful to the writer/author but does not need to be included in the story for the reader/viewer. For example, if I know that my character grew up in the same neighborhood as I did, I have a context that is useful to me in deciding what s/he would do in a given situation. The reader/viewer does not need to know all this, all that person wants to know is what my character will do. The extra information is backstory.
backstory = información extra, datos no importantes al lector que ayudan al escritor en la formación del personaje

Espero que le ayuden las explicaciones.

Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
Local time: 16:56
PRO pts in pair: 27

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Ana Segura
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8 hrs
antehistoria - vea abajo por favor


Explanation:
lyttelton tiene razön.....es la historia de la historia ......ve a sus referencias y veräs lo que estä tratando de decirte. ¡Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 55
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