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Subject: Don chlub, srl: Cuid 2
From: Lj Guardi <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 8 Nov 1999 00:31:32 EST

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E: Relating to Fiction

a: Story, plot:

sce/al: story
plota: plot
e/acht (b)  feat
eachtra (b): adventure, incident
an eachtrai/ocht (b): the story telling, narration
deiscri/obh: description
sti/l: style
cna/mha an sce/il: the basic outline of the story
e/iri/m (b) an sce/il: the drift of the story, plot; the general run of the
coinbhleacht--or --coinbhlint: conflict
cur chuige an phlota: advancement of the plot
fothai/ an sce/il: root cause of the situation
comhtharlu/ini/: coincidences
de thimpist glan: by sheer coincidence, by complete accident
formle a leanu/int: to follow a formula

b) Characters

an laoch: the hero
an pri/omhphearsa: the main character
an namhad: the enemy
reacaire: storyteller, narrator
reacaireacht:  mode of storytelling
ionannaigh: relate, equate ionannaimid le: we relate to, identify with
inmhea/nach: internal   an saol inmhean/nach: the inner workings of a person
eachtrach: external
gnothai/: airs, attitudes

c) Perspective

guth: voice (of author, etc)
ilghne/itheach: many sided, multidimensional
aonghne/itheacht: one sided, one-dimensional
dearcadh: point of view, outlook
coincheap: a concept

d) Style

liteartha: literary
fileata: poetic, romantic
samhlaioch: imaginitive
samhlacu/il: typical
teibi/: abstract
greannmhar: humorous
samhaltach: realistic; samhalta: virtual
maoithneachas: sentimentality, nostalgia
simpli/: simple
di/reach: straightforward, direct
sti/l snoite: chaste, refined style
follasach: clear, plain, evident, blatant
caolchu/is: subtlery
deisealacht: dexterity
scil: skill
ceapado/ireacht: invention
ceapado/ireacht as an nua: reinvention
corraitheach:: stirring, moving
aoibheallaxh: thrilling
coscrach: shattering, shocking, agonizing
searbh: sarcastic
aor: a satire aorach; satirical
dorcheacht: darkness
aofa: twisted, distorted

E) Criticism:

tra/chtaire: commentator
le/armheasto/ireacht: review, commentary
tuairimigh: opine, conjecture Thuairimeoinn: I would conjecture
sloinnigh: state, declare
ma/igh: insist, declare, argue
dearbhaigh: affirm, insist, declare
cialai/onn se/: that means
an bhri/ leis: the meaning, significance of it
an ni/ is suntaisi/: the most distintive aspect
sa/inmhiniu/: a definition (leathan--a broad definition, caol: a narrow
uileghabha/lach: comprehensive
Te/ann X i bhfeidhm orn: X is persuasive
conspo/id a tharraingt : to draw controversy
coincheap a la/imhsea/il : to handle a concept
earrai/ocht: profit, advantage a bhaint as  leis sin
go comhfhiosach: consciously

locht: a fault   locht a bheith agat le rud: to find fault with sth.
sleamchu/iseach: neglectful, negligent
a/ife/is: exaggeration, a/ife/iseach: affected, exagerated
meanco/g: a blunder
botu/nach: blundering
bundu/nach: full of stumps ;-) clumsy, awkward
dearmadach: neglectful, erroneous
scri/omh amscai/: careless writing
ainriantacht: unruliness, licentiousness
ga/ifeachas: sensationalismdur: dull
leamh: dull, plain, boring
uisce/alach: watered-down

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