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By Charles Dickens

Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton are alike in visual appeal, diverse in personality and in love with an analogous girl. in the middle of the French Revolution, Darnay, who has fled to London to flee the cruelty of the French the Aristocracy, needs to go back to Paris to rescue his servant from demise. yet he endangers his personal lifestyles and is captured. Carton are able to aid, yet will his resemblance be adequate to save lots of Darnay's life?

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Je devrais avoir douté, avec ton habit et barbe. – Vous êtes très schön, dit Lélé en tremblant. Je n’ai jamais vu une aussi belle Fräulein. – Embrasse-moi, Français ! Jusqu’à ce moment, Lélé n’imaginait pas ce que c’était qu’un baiser. Celui qu’il reçut dura cent vingt secondes et lui causa les sensations les 11 30 25 30 11 11 1 111 111 111 111 35 Thinking French translation plus exaltantes. La femme qu’il serrait dans ses bras était ferme, dure, bien musclée, quasi anguleuse ; il ne concevait pas qu’on pût être plus séduisante.

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There is some clever cultural transplantation of names in the French Harry Potter translations: Ravenclaw > Serdaigle, Hufflepuff > Poufsouffle, Scabbers > Croûtard, Malfoy > Malefoy, Neville Longbottom > Neville Londubat, etc. Many of the names remain unchanged, however (not least Harry Potter). This seemingly arbitrary mixture of French and English names does seem odd, but in Rowling’s double world it probably leaves readers unfazed. Cultural transplantation of names must be done with care, however; if Hergé’s illustration showed two detectives called Thompson and Thomson having a drink at an obviously Continental brasserie, the effect would be incongruous.

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