2017年4月5日 星期三

unscripted, rescript, misreading, Highly Scripted, self-defeating, hand-held


A Highly Scripted Chinese Leader Gets Ready for Trump

While President Xi Jinping’s visit to Mr. Trump’s Florida estate on Thursday could lift his stature in China, it also poses significant risks as contentious issues like North Korea and trade loom large.



森友學園旗下的私立幼兒園向3至5歲的孩子們灌輸愛國主義,要求他們背誦1890年頒布的《教育敕語》(Imperial Rescript on Education),其中要求他們為國家“克忠克孝,億兆一心”。二戰結束後,在美國占領當局主導之下,這份文件被廢止。


AMD agreed to sell assets that formed the basis of its handheld chips business to Qualcomm for $65 million.


Many Hands, Not Held by China, Aid in Quake
By JIM YARDLEY and DAVID BARBOZA
Thousands of Chinese have streamed into the quake region or donated record sums of money in a striking and unscripted public response.



……對文學傳統的創造性模仿……其中偉大的、光榮的自我失敗的大師是品欽(Pynchon),其【萬有引力之虹】是60年代即弗萊和博爾赫斯(Borges)時代的完美文本……--H. Bloom【誤讀圖示】天津文學出版社,2008,頁30
A Map of Misreading 翻譯成【誤讀圖示】很勉強。
「萬有引力之虹」原書名為
Gravity's Rainbow is an epic postmodern novel written by Thomas Pynchon and first published on February 281973.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity%27s_Rainbow
Rainbow 可能還有「虹」之外的意思:rainbow

「自我失敗」是self-defeating,表示「適得其反、弄巧成拙 欲蓋彌彰 反被自己的聰明所誤..... 」[]〈行為・計画・議論などが〉(思惑に反して)自滅的な自滅



misread
verb [T] misreadmisread
1 to make a mistake in the way that you read something:
I was given the wrong tablets when the chemist misread my prescription.

2 to judge a situation incorrectly:
I thought he fancied me, but I'd completely misread the signals.

misreading 
noun [C]
His misreading of the situation could have serious consequences.


rescript1
ˈriːskrɪpt/
noun
  1. an official edict or announcement.

    "the tsar published a rescript which brought the government's reformist intentions into the public domain"
    • historical
      a Roman emperor's written reply to an appeal for guidance, especially on a legal point.
    • the Pope's decision on a question of Roman Catholic doctrine or papal law.

hand-held
adjective [before noun]describes something that has been designed so that it can be held and used easily with one or two hands:a hand-held computer/device


script (TEXT)
noun [C]1 the words of a film, play, broadcast or speech:Bruce Robinson wrote the script for 'The Killing Fields'.

2 AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH FOR prescription
See at prescribe (GIVE MEDICAL TREATMENT).


script 
verb [T] He's a very good actor, but the part was scripted for an older person.


The meeting was scripted, which means there was no real discussion.
scripted 
adjective
A scripted speech or broadcast has been written before it is read or performed:
He read from a scripted speech and refused to answer any questions at all at the end of it.
NOTE: The opposite is unscripted.

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