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屈原与渔夫 Qu Yuan and the Fisherman

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今天的课程里,我们把两千年前的中国诗人屈原的文章【渔父】改写成白话戏剧,不但演出,还加上讨论。对话当中,保留了几个已经成为“俗语”的文言文原句。同学们,一起来用中文学习中国的思想与文化吧! 【渔父】 屈原既放,游于江潭,行吟泽畔,颜色憔悴,形容枯槁。渔父见而问之曰:「子非三闾大夫与?何故至于斯?」屈原曰:「举世皆浊我独清,众人皆醉我独醒,是以见放。」渔父曰:「圣人不凝滞于物,而能与世推移。世人皆浊,何不淈其泥而扬其波?众人皆醉,何不餔其糟而歠其醨?何故深思高举,自令放为?」屈原曰:「吾闻之,新沐者必弹冠,新浴者必振衣。安能以身之察察,受物之汶汶者乎?宁赴湘流,葬于江鱼之腹中,安能以皓皓之白,而蒙世俗之尘埃乎!」渔父莞尔而笑,鼓枻而去,乃歌曰:「沧浪之水清兮,可以濯吾缨;沧浪之水浊兮,可以濯吾足。」遂去,不复与言。
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奸臣 jiānchén a treacherous state official
陷害 xiànhài to be framed; to entrap
放逐 fàngzhú to be banished
徘徊 páihuái to pace back and forth
The Fisherman
Qū Yuán
Qu Yuan
shìqing fāshēng zài liǎng qiān duō niánqián de Zhōngguó nánfāng
The story takes place in southern China 2000 years ago...
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