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The Literary World of Alice Munro

   At around 19:00 on October 10, 2013, Beijing time, the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters announced in Stockholm that the 82-year-old Canadian female writer Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature and praised her as a "master of contemporary short stories". The Nobel Prize jury spoke highly of Munro's artistic creation in the award speech, saying that his works are delicate in plot, penetrating in writing style, and quite characteristic of psychological realism. Given that the Nobel Prize has long favored novelists, Munro's win came as a surprise. In this regard, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Academy, explained in an interview: "The short story has always been in the shadow of the novel. Munro chose this art form, and she cultivated it very well, close to perfection." Now that the suspense has been revealed, let us get close to this North American novelist who has won the Nobel Prize for short stories and is not yet familiar to Chines

Middle-aged "25-year-old breakup curse"

   No one can be a teenager forever, but someone will always be a teenager.   In the same way, no one can be 25 forever, but there are always people who are 25 years old—for example, Leonardo "Little Plum" DiCaprio's ex-girlfriends.   It is often ridiculed that men like young girls: No matter how the world and aesthetics change, men’s hobbies remain the same, that is, they will always like 18-year-old girls. Although this kind of ridicule is based on facts, it is forced by reality or personal charm. However, most men have no intention of doing so, and it is impossible to talk about practice. But the 47-year-old Xiao Lizi is obviously different from those ordinary people who are quick to talk - there are about 12 ex-girlfriends with traces, all of whom happened to be 25 years old when they broke up.   In July, according to foreign media reports, Xiao Lizi and his Argentine girlfriend Camila Moroni, whom he had been dating for five years, broke up peacefully. On June 16, Ca

Perhaps one day she would confess her great fault

 Claire needed support. She found him near Abbe Remier. She could not long contain this dull anguish which tortured her. The parish priest of Bonnal received her with a kindness that gave him more confidence than learned words. Very quickly, he brought a bright light to this great soul, so simple, so made to become attached. Claire Lautier had to bend to the designs of Providence. She had to accept being separated one day from Simon, whom she had modeled with dignity. Such was the divine order. But he discovered, in this girl of old rustic stock, an extremely strong and holy feeling which prevailed over all.{143}others. She did not want, with a kind of obscure and sacred will, that Simon, whose mind was defenseless, should be involved in the life of a frivolous mother, fascinated by pleasure alone. Louise Lautier was not ready to listen to advice from on high like that of human wisdom. She was also enlightened by the terrible charm of sinners. She was only looking for easy voluptuousne

Goethe's Wisdom and Humor

   As we all know, Goethe is the most famous writer and poet in Germany, and also a world-renowned literary giant. In 2003, German TV 2 selected the 10 greatest Germans, and Goethe ranked third. He became famous in one fell swoop with the popular epistolary novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther", and established his status as a master in the world literary world with the poetic drama "Faust" written in nearly 60 years.   In 1775, Goethe came to Weimar and served as the court privy adviser and other important positions. Outside of work, he often goes for walks in Weimar Park. Previously, he had published works such as the lyric poem "Happy Meeting and Parting" and "Song of May". Once Goethe was walking along a path in Weimar Park. The road is very narrow and only one person is allowed to pass. At this time, a well-known but very proud literary critic came to meet him. He once criticized Goethe's published works as useless. At this time, the two

Those who run at a constant speed you will never catch up

   There is a university near my home, and many students run there every night, and I also joined the school's night running army.   One afternoon after get off work, I drove to the school stadium as usual. At this moment, there are quite a few people in the stadium. I changed into sportswear, put on headphones, listened to passionate music, and after doing a few simple warm-up exercises, I started running. My heart became full of enthusiasm, and I felt that I could easily win a marathon . But as always, when I ran to the second lap, I started to pant and my pace slowed down. Because I am fat again, my physical strength becomes more easily overdrawn than before.   Just when I was struggling to consider whether to stop and walk, a girl in a pink tight vest and black sweatpants passed me by. She was not fast, but she ran very rhythmically. I thought to myself, how could I not let a girl pass me, so I was so heartbroken, I hurried a few steps, sprinted forward for 50 meters, and easil

Switzerland with beautiful lakes and mountains

   With famous mountains as the skeleton, rivers and lakes as the pulse, natural beauty and art and culture complement each other, and a low-key and rich lifestyle, this is the "back garden" of Europe, and it is also a place favored by God-Switzerland. When mentioning Switzerland, many people think of snow-capped mountains, fairytale-like cities, pure white lakes, and thousands of years of historical events. It is a rare place of tranquility in this noisy era. switzerland at a glance   The Swiss Confederation, referred to as Switzerland, is located in central Europe, bordering Germany in the north, Austria and Liechtenstein in the east, Italy in the south, and France in the west. The total land area is 41,284 square kilometers. major geographic areas. Switzerland is located in the northern temperate zone, with four distinct seasons. Although the total land area is only over 40,000 square kilometers, the climate is also greatly different due to the great differences in terrain

Huxley, an indissoluble bond with life sciences

   Andrew Huxley is a famous physicist and biophysicist. His work with his partner Alan Hodgkin pioneered the study of nerve impulses and laid the foundation for the study of ion channels. In 1963, they won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the action potential of nerves.   Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2000, praised the achievement as "contribution to neuronal biology comparable to that of DNA structure to biology". founder of electrophysiology   On November 22, 1917, Huxley was born in a famous family in Hampstead, north of London, England. In 1935, Huxley entered Trinity College, Cambridge University to study. While studying physics, he developed an interest in physiology. I found a strong interest, so I took the course of physiology as an elective.   With the deepening of his studies, he believed that this subject could solve many unresolved and controversial problems at that time, so he studied more and more,

Annoying crow's feet "retreat"

   In myths and legends, the mermaid's fishtail is a beautiful image, and the mermaid skirt derived from it is very popular among female friends. But not all "crow's tail" will be welcomed, such as crow's feet. Crow's feet are wrinkles that appear between the corners of the eyes and temples. The lines are very similar to the lines on the tail of a fish, so they are vividly called crow's feet. Crow's feet are the "enemy of life" of many women who love beauty. How to make crow's feet appear later and less? Can it be removed after it appears? "I use eye cream every day, why do I still have crow's feet"   Eye cream is a skin care product specially for the eyes. Many friends have developed the habit of using eye cream every day since they were in their 20s, but the crow's feet continue to deepen and increase, and they don't feel that the eye cream is working. Why is this?   Proper use of eye cream will indeed improve some

Albania flexes its muscles on the international diplomatic stage

   Albania is located in the Balkan Peninsula of Europe, at the junction of Europe, Asia and Africa, and its strategic location is very important. After the Ukrainian crisis broke out in February this year, Ah Yi changed his "obscurity" image on the international stage in recent years, and made frequent moves in the diplomatic field: challenged Russia at the UN level, announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Iran, and intervened in the Kosovo issue. The reasons behind this are worth exploring. Tough attitude towards Russia   After the Ukraine crisis broke out, the United States and Europe launched a series of sanctions against Russia, and the Afghan government immediately joined the ranks of sanctions against Russia. For example, the airspace of Afghanistan was closed to all Russian airlines. At the same time, as a member of NATO, Afghanistan also provides military assistance to Ukraine. In fact, after the Crimean crisis in 2014, Afghanistan's attitude toward

Gold Poised to Return to Bull Trend

  In the first half of 2022, gold prices remained firm despite a rising dollar, showing gold's role as a safe-haven amid inflation and geopolitical risks. However, the historically strong negative correlation between the U.S. dollar and gold was on full display in the third quarter. London cash prices began to slide in July, reaching a low of $1,614 by September. It is currently maintained at around $1766.   The decline in gold prices in the third quarter triggered demand for physical gold everywhere, but in the long run, many risks may drive gold prices higher and return them to the bull market trend that has existed since 2016. Banks buy gold at record levels   Over the past period of time, the United States has continued to raise interest rates, and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has risen above 4% for the first time since 2008, but the dollar failed to hit a new high in October. The market is starting to wonder if interest rates have peaked, keeping gold prices above $1,600 an