Author: hackem

how to translate this sentence? [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 4

Post time 2007-4-20 21:33:31 |Display all floors
Originally posted by jl2315 at 2007-4-20 21:26

So this is a modern rewrite/adaptation of the Greek tragedy/comedy?  

From the small extract that we have, I suspect that it is a comedy, where Mausolus is a either a  sheep or a goat. His sister is a shepherdess, but after the sheep dies, (and is eaten), his sister misses herding him to the pasture every day. At the end of the modern play, she probably says "Alas! Too late have I realized that an empty heart is worse than an empty stomach."

This is just a guess, don't take my version as the final one.

Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email:
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.