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This unique English translation from the chinese language textual content includes 60 poems (85 verses) and 3 prose compositions. It opens a window to the guts and brain of a chinese language pupil who lived from the past due Qing throughout the Fifties. It displays the lifetime of a pioneer author of Malayan-Singapore chinese language Literature: his own tragedies, struggles, disappointments and the enjoyment in his kinfolk, associates and his poetry. English reasons for lots of attention-grabbing expressions and allusions utilized in chinese language classical poetry. This identify permits an English language reader to benefit from the wealthy and vibrant background of chinese language tradition and language. A better half variation of the booklet in chinese language is offered - the unique classical textual content translated into smooth chinese language and profusely annotated by way of affiliate Professor Dr. Chan Chiu Ming of nationwide Institute of schooling, Singapore.
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Paraphrase L1: I have often listened to my wife’s “sermons” in the bedroom. L2: Having listened for so long to her “preaching”, I am finally converted by her gentle persuasion. It is as though I am “baptized” by her soft and delicate hands. L3: Although by nature my understanding of matters religious is shallow, my heart does respond positively to her teachings. L4: I am like the normally dense and insensate rock that proverbially nods in understanding and acceptance of the teachings of an eloquent teacher.
Indb 8 liǎng píng fēn 秋 思 两 平 分。 A Scholar ’s Path 6/22/2010 3:31:13 PM FA Reading Mid-Autumn Moon 4 8 A happy reunion high in Heaven above; Mankind recalls the parting pains below. Cannot bear to look in the mirror, my love; Incense burned out, it’ll be kindled no more. Painful my thoughts, your hair so soft and dewy; Afar I pine, dishevelled my frost white hair. The moon is full and round tonight, and yet We are apart; our autumn thoughts each to bear. Paraphrase L1: There is a happy reunion in the sky above, L2: Whereas we mankind below can only relive once more the deep and painful feelings of our parting.
Line 1 describes how in the privacy of their bedroom Qing Shan has so often heard his wife tell him about the teachings of her Christian faith. It is only in the evening, when all work is done that they have some quiet time together for such conversation. Line 2 moves quickly on to describe how he is persuaded by her “sermons” and is eventually baptized and received into the Christian faith. A Literal Translation We can take the enjoyment of this poem to the next level by an appreciation of the Christian and Buddhist terminology and imagery and metaphors used.
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