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  1. Jan 2021
    1. metaphorically

      比喻上地,隐含。Figuratively has the exact opposite meaning of literally and means in an analogous, but not exact, sense.

    2. Literally

      确实地,真地。Literally means word for word and means in an exact sense. It should not be used loosely as an intensifier.

  2. Oct 2015
    1. The idea of working in series or in distinct purposeful directions can actually be the opposite of condemning oneself to a life of sameness or repetition. The process is not about repetition at all, but rather about being able to explore, investigate, examine or address particular ideas, themes, issues, compositions, concepts or topics in progressively deeper and more meaningful ways, and from a richer variety of perspectives than is possible by making just one or two.

      This reminds me of poetry guidelines. While yes, they constrict they also allow us to consider more options. They allow us to work within a set boundary and when we fulfill our conditions we usually create something fantastic. When we work within boundaries and fill these walls to the brink we show that we have the ability to work within constraints and use them to our advantage.