The movie knows it is low-budget and doesn't pretend to be a blockbuster, and doesn't take itself seriously at any moment, changing the context considerably: That was the objective broadcasted on cable less than a year of its debutit ends up feeling like it and overall it's a satisfying "action" flick that fills the void if you catch it on night TV, it even has a softcore sex scene but with the misfortune it shows more manass than real ass Taffin is a unique experience as a film fan in the digital era.
There are four reasons for this decision.
Firstly, there is virtually no western fiction written in Chinese for a Mainland Chinese audience. Secondly, martial arts fiction is broadly a type of adventure fiction and as such can be reasonably viewed as category N material. Thirdly, martial arts fiction is also a very popular and important fiction type in China and hence should be represented.
Finally, the language used in martial arts fiction is a distinctive language type and hence, given the wide distribution of martial arts fiction in China, once more one would wish to sample it.
The LCMC corpus was constructed using written Mandarin texts published in Mainland China only so as to ensure some degree of textual homogeneity.
Two forms of corpus annotation were undertaken on LCMC: The core of the system lexicon incorporates a frequency dictionary of 80, words with part-of-speech information. Based on a multi-layer hidden Markov model, the software package integrates modules for word segmentation, part-of-speech tagging and unknown word recognition cf.
The integrated system is reported to achieve a precision rate of Both metadata and linguistic annotation are marked up in extensible markup language XML.
W and the Oxford Text Archive No. It is an open source corpus which is licensed free of charge for academic and educational purposes www. Since this period is of special significance because of the impact of the Internet on language, especially on Chinese, this corpus is an excellent complement to LCMC.
The text samples in UCLA2 were all collected from written modern Chinese available from the Internet, during the period ofthough some texts may have been converted from paper-based publications in earlier years. Text types are matched as closely as possible to the Brown corpus model, with some variations e.In the melodramatics of Bennett and the performative playfulness of Deeds, Mr.
Deeds Goes to Town in effect outlines two distinct and profoundly contrasting responses to the individual's radical loss of personal or institutional authority and power. One is a "happy" possibility (Deeds' masterful performative puckishness) and one is sad (Bennett.
The present study is developed in the framework of stylistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and translation theory. Metaphors are researched from three perspectives: (1) conceptual semantics, (2) linguistic expression, and (3) translational equivalence.
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Students examine the performance and the aesthetics of two dramatic works in contrasting styles but with unifying themes. The goal of the course is to develop in the students an appreciation and understanding of a variety of techniques and of the processes by which they are theatrically realized.