what is the difference between change and chance

Difference between Change and Chance

Have you ever realised how little the difference between change and chance in English? The difference between change and chance doesn’t exist in Chinese, as a single word, -WEIJI-, mean both “crisis” and “opportunity”. Italian, Spanish and French use two different words. In Italian crisi and cambiamento; in Spanish crisis and cambio; in French crise […]

how to translate a poem

How to Translate a Poem

What’s the first thing to do before ing to translate a poem? As Enigma sings, before you start to translate a poem: “Turn off the light, take a deep breath and relax” Poetry translation is often considered an insuperable challenge. Roman Jakobson said that poetry is the only (linguistic) untranslatable literary genre, because of the […]