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(2012-03-11 09:50:48)
2/13/12TodayIreadapostataforum.Aparentrevealedhisdiscussionwithhisson–adeepandthought-provokingdiscussion.Hisson,anABC(America-BornChinese)discussedwithhimabouttheresponsibilityofhisgenerationofChinesetoexcelinthefieldsdominatedbyotherethnicalgroups,andtobreaktheglass-ceilingforAsianAmericans.Ihaveneverhadsuchdeepdiscussionwithmyolderson,anddon’tknowwhathethinks.IregretthatIhaveneverpushedhim,ch...[阅读全文]
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(2012-03-11 09:48:17)
2/20/12Thereisanursinghomenearmyworkplace.Ipassiteveryworkingday.Withitsbigsignandemptyparkinglot,itlooksquitelonesome.TodayIsawamanpushingawheelchaironthesidewalknexttothenursinghome,soIslowedmycardown.WhenIapproachedhim,Isawtheman’sgrayhairandfrailbody.Hemustbeinhislatesixties,Ithought.ThenIlookedintothewheelchair.Anelderwomanwaslyingthere,andhereyesareclosedandherbodywastwistedinanoddway.Iwond...[阅读全文]
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听了,看了几个网友的精彩朗诵和翻译后,很喜欢这首短诗。这首诗也让我想起贝卡版主曾经贴的一首诗“愿你尽享世间美好”。(请看下面链接)ThefirsttimeIreadRobertFrost’spoem“Nothinggoldcanstay”,Iwasatalosstounderstandthispoem.Itssubtletyanddepthwerebeyondmygrasp.ThenIfoundseveralinterpretationsofthispoemontheInternet,whichhavehelpedmeacquiresomedegreeofunderstanding.Itissuchabeautifulpoem,whichdepictssomet...[阅读全文]
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(2011-12-28 17:16:31)

DearSanta:
IjustreadthelettermylittlesisterFeiWenQingsenttoyouafewdaysago,whichremindedmetowriteyouthisletter.
DearSanta,justletyouknowthatthisyearhasbeenagreatyearforme.Amongallwonderfulthingsthathavehappenedtome,IhavejoinedtheMYSJforum,andgottentoknowmanynewandnicefriends.FeiWenQingandIhavebecomesisters–almostlikeswornsisters.Wehavebeenverynicetoeachotherandhaveneverbickered,noteve...[阅读全文]
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出国后的英文学习我们那几届学生毕业后都有一种失落和空虚感,特别是经历了89年天安门事件后,更感觉前途灰暗,觉得似乎只有在异国它乡的天空中才能找到自己的梦想。结果,我的大学同学有一多半,研究生的所有同学都陆续出国了。我们曾戏称为”胜利大逃亡”。但没想到,异乡除了遥远之外,还有很多无奈,毕竟那是个我们不熟悉的一片土地。毫无疑问,在我们[阅读全文]
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感恩节本来就是人的情感比较泛滥的时候,肖庄,冰粒等人的文章又帮我开启了记忆的闸门。并且处于“青春早已逝去,只有往事相随”的年纪,更是感慨万千。今天借美坛,回忆一下旧日的点点滴滴,释放宣泄一下无处安放的往事和记忆。和大姐结缘这是美语坛,还是从学英语讲起吧。说来话长了,我中学时也上过英文课,但一点都不感兴趣。记得只对数学和语文课情有[阅读全文]
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OneSeptembermorning,IturnedtothelastpageandreadthelastlineofJaneEyre.Withasighofrelief,Iclosedthebook,feelinglikeafirst-timemarathonrunnerwhohadjustcrossedthefinishline,exhaustedbutelated.IboughtthebookJaneEyreseveralyearsagoandhadtriedseveraltimestofinishit,butnevergottenbeyondthefirstfewchapters.Thissummer,ImadeapromisetomyselfthatIwouldfinishit.Pickingupmyfavoritebookmarkandputtingtheother...[阅读全文]
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(2011-11-21 03:43:33)

Forthepastseveralyears,myfamilyhasbeentothesamehouseeveryyearfortheHalloweenpartyattheinvitationofafun-lovingcoupleintheirfifties.Intheiragingbodies,itseemsthereliesanagilemind,whichalwaysamazesuswithfreshandcreativeideasforhavingfunChildrenalwayshadalotoffunintheHalloweenpartiestheyhadhosted.Theyworetheirfavoritecostumesandtrick-or-treatedintheneighborhood.Adultsalsotriedtohavealittlefun,enj...[阅读全文]
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(2011-09-29 18:11:45)

Inwriting,styleisequallyimportantassubstance.Awritingstylecanrevealboththewriter'spersonalityandthewriter’sliteraryvoice,asbestexpressedinitsChineseversion-文如其人.EarnestHemingwayisbestknownforhiscleanprose,shortsentences,andsimplewords,yethiswritingconveystherealtruthsandprovokesthedeepestthoughtsaboutlifeanddeath.WhenIreadHemingway’swritings,Irarelyencounterednewvocabularywords,andcould...[阅读全文]
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(2011-09-29 18:07:25)

Iwasnevergoodattalking.Iwasquiet,shy,andofteninvisibletootherpeopleduringmychildhoodandyouth.Myvoicewasoftenlostamongmynoisysiblingsandchattyclassmates,andIoftenfeltaloneevenamongaroomfulofpeople.FortunatelyasIwasgrowingup,Ifoundmyvoiceinwriting.Ihadkeptajournalformanyyears,throughwhichItalkedtomyself,tomyimaginaryfriends,eventothestrangersofafarawaytimeandplace.Ifoundcomfortinsolitudeandsere...[阅读全文]
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