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A small number of phrases from the writings of Ye Shengtao

A Scarecrow 《稻草人》

稻草人叶圣陶部分

A Scarecrow by Ye Shengtao (Fragments)

稻草人农人亲手骨架竹园肌肉皮肤隔年稻草
A scarecrow is made by farmers. His skeleton is made up further of the thin bamboo branches in from bamboo gardens. His muscles and skin are made from the yellow rice straws from last year. (p. 2)

睡觉
He does not eat and he also does not sleep. (p. 4)

知道清楚
he knows everything very clearly (p. 6)

眼泪更多眼睛东西模糊稍微一点儿看不见
She cried even more and her eyes became impaired. She could not see things clearly. If things were too far away, [she] could not see them. (p. 10)

稻草人...位置没有样子以前一样一切事情
Looking at the scarecrow, its position had not moved, shape was still the same as before. She saw that everything was very good. (p. 18)

Source: Ye Shengtao, 1999. A Scarecrow稻草人》. Hope Publishing House, Shaanxi, China.

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