原创班荆道故CathayChat12-09 17:40
作者:阿汀

摘要: Towards world Author: A\x26#39;Ting Editor:Lu\x26#39;Ci Inte


Towards world





 Author: ATing

       Editor:LuCi  

 Interpreter:Ray








<Qi Feng||Ji Ming>


The cock crows now and you should go to work.

No, it’s not. Just kind of annoying sound from the fly.

The sun rises now and others all go to work.

No, it’s not. Just slides of obscured gleam from the moon.

Though the fly surrounds noisily, I still want to stay by your side in dream

The work almost ends and we will be blamed for your indolence!

 


It is a vivid scene in the daily life. The husband distorts sunlight into moonlight in order to escape his work and duty. However, his wife is a laborious woman that hurry him up. She is nervous and flurried, even the last word contains a little bit complain.


At the same time, this sight also appears in ‘Romeo and Juliet’.  Nightingale as skylark, daylight as shooting star, time with lovers is always short as a second. Whether a mature man or a young boy is cute and genuine for their own recognition towards life.


Moreover, compared to the rigid system and supreme authority hundreds years ago, this song indicates a more humanized political environment. In ZuoZhuan, a person called Zhao Dun said that it was early in the morning so he took a nap during the work. Thus, someone once concluded: the meaning of a song is connected to the normal life.


Except the literary and artistic value, those songs also show progenitor how ancestors lived their life. They might be the same as us, laughing and crying at a right moment. They lost their fame in poems whereas rewind to ordinary self.

 







<Bei Feng||Shi Wei>


Darkcomes, dark comes.

I won’t be in the dew without my emperor.

Night arrives, night arrives.

 I won’t be in the mud without my emperor.


In Chinese the phrase ‘dark comes/ night comes’ is made up of two words. The first one means starting to do something when next one means decline. Allis all, it risesa sense of subtle darkness spreading slowly.  So why don’t you come back?


Because of my emperor!


Even though there are varieties version of interpretation, the writer regards Mr. Yu’s comprehension as the best one. He thought this song is a voice of discontent from normal people. If he wouldn’t like to work for their emperor and career, he will never suffer labor and difficulty.


He was set in the fire and nobody could save him.


I associated it with the Great Wall. In Kafka’s <At the building of the Great Wall of China>, he established an image of a great and ridiculous kingdom full of imperious governments and ignorant emperor. And it contains a claim:  the Great Wall is equal to China. Is it?


In a way, it is a facet of this great country since China didn’t have its own symbol before the Great Wall’s establishment. However, the Qin dynasty was only an insignificant part of Chinese history and people repaired the wall again and again afterwards for thousands of years. It was more than a symbol that contributed by most of the poor people, not an exist of wealth and strength.  It was the previous song, even mountains of similar songs.


Furthermore, it is interestingthat government recorded this song for succeeding era, which is complaining about the government and the political system.


Or we can call it: Tolerance is a kind of virtue.






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