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猛虎与蔷薇 Part 1
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ID: 4014 Advanced
余光中是著名的诗人、散文家，研究西洋文学并精通中国传统文学，是富有极高声誉的当代文学家。这次我们选取他早期的一篇散文的部分内容，谈论关于“阴柔”与“阳刚”这两种气质在中西方文学里的表现。从语言层面可以看到深刻的文化内涵，余光中对于语言文字的运用十分讲究，很适合高级汉语学习者读，用来提升词汇能力，并且从语言当中得到更进一步的文化学习。 More about the author Yu Guangzhong.
Fri Jul 28 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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zuòzhě ：Yú Guāngzhōng
Author: Yu Guangzhong
英国当代诗人西格夫里·萨松（Siegfried Sassoon）曾写过一行不朽的警句：“In me the tiger sniffe the rose”勉强把它译成中文，便是：“我心里有猛虎在细嗅蔷薇。”
Yīngguó dāngdài shīrén Xīgéfūlǐ ·Sàsōng （Siegfried Sassoon ）céng xiě guò yìháng bùxiǔ de jǐngjù ：“In me the tiger sniffe the rose ”miǎnqiǎng bǎ tā yìchéng Zhōngwén ，biàn shì ：“wǒ xīnli yǒu měng hǔ zài xì xiù qiángwēi 。”
The modern British poet Siegfried Sassoon once wrote an immortal line of warning "In me the tiger sniffs the rose", for which, if you forced me to translate it into Chinese, I would use the phrase "我心里有猛虎在细嗅蔷薇" (There's a fierce tiger in my heart carefully sniffing at a rose).
rúguǒ yìháng shījù kěyǐ dàibiǎo yīzhǒng shī pài ，wǒ jiù yuàn jǔ zhè xíng shī wèi xiàngzhēng shī pài yìshù de dàibiǎo 。měicì niànjí ，wǒ bùjīn xiǎng qǐ Fǎguó xiàndài huàjiā Ánglì ·Lú Suō （Henri Rousseau ）de jiézuò “chénshuì de Jípǔsàirén ”。
If one line of poetry can represent a poetic movement, I would nominate this line to represent Symbolism. Each time I recite this line, I can't help but think of 'The Sleeping Gypsy', a masterpiece by contemporary French artist Henri Rousseau.
jiǎshǐ Lú Suō dāngrì suǒ huà de bùshì xióngshī bīshì zhe mèng zhōng de làngzǐ ，érshì měng hǔ zài xì xiù hánbāo de qiángwēi ，wǒ xiāngxìn ，zhè fú huà tóngyàng huì chéngwéi jiézuò 。xíhū Lú Suō shìshì ，ér Sà Sōng shàngwèi chéngmíng 。
If Rousseau had depicted a tiger carefully smelling a budding rose instead of a lion staring intently at a sleeping vagrant, I believe this piece would still have been seen as a masterpiece. Unfortunately Rousseau has passed away, and Sassoon never really became famous.
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