Collected Works of Poe : Webster's Chinese Simplified Thesaurus Edition

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-30
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc

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Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Chinese Simplified, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid them using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.

Table of Contents

Preface from the Editorp. 1
Philosophy of Furniturep. 2
A Tale of Jerusalemp. 9
The Sphinxp. 14
Hop-Frogp. 19
The Man of the Crowdp. 29
Never Bet the Devil Your Headp. 39
"Thou Art the Man"p. 49
Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Slingp. 64
Bon-Bonp. 70
Some Words With A Mummyp. 88
The Poetic Principlep. 106
Old English Poetryp. 134
Poems of Later Lifep. 140
Prefacep. 141
The Ravenp. 142
The Bellsp. 148
Ulalumep. 154
To Helenp. 159
Annabel Leep. 162
A Valentinep. 165
An Enigmap. 166
To My Motherp. 167
For Anniep. 168
To F----p. 172
To Frances S. OSgoodp. 173
Eldoradop. 174
Eulaliep. 176
A Dream Within A Dre
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