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Lo asked in 文學及人文學詩詞 · 1 decade ago

what's means 'rile of passage'

what is means 'rile of passage'

it is a question from english literature.

thanks!

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  • YS
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    如果和 English Literature 有關,相信你要問的是 rites of passage。

    English meaning:

    The rites of passage are developmental pathways or ceremonies that celebrate the natural transitions that we humans all experience: birth, puberty, maturity, the elder stage and death.

    中文解釋:

    標示人生每一個過渡時期的發展歷程、禮儀或慶祝,例如由出生到青春期,再到壯年、老年,最後到死亡。

    例如:

    Independence is a natural rite of passage from youth to adulthood.

    (由青少年到成年,學會自立是一個必然歷程。)

    The bar mitzvah is the Jewish boy’s great rite of passage into adulthood.

    (bar mitzvah是猶太人的成年禮。一個猶太男孩子到了13歲,親人就會為他舉行bar mitzvah禮,慶祝他開始進入成人階段。)

    2009-10-26 17:18:50 補充:

    假如你在網上搜尋, 你或許會找到 有rile of passage 的簡介.

    但祇要你細看內文, 便會發覺原來是rite of passage.

    例如: 在

    http://www.google.com.hk/search?hl=zh-TW&rlz=1T4RN...

    中的Schedule of Topics and Reading assignments 第4頁 Week 2 的 問題.

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