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>book contains French

>> No.12884916

>>12884910
I've often considered learning French just so I won't have to deal with this problem.

>> No.12884918
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>be French
>want to read Lolita in the original English
>half of it is French

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>Book contains Latin

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>book contains entire pages of untranslated Greek

>> No.12885373

>>12884918
Or like, you know, about .1% of it is in french.

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>Book is modern adaptation of a classic because it's language "was too hard"

>> No.12885391

>livre n'est pas en français
beurk

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>>12884910
I feel you. I'm a Canadians so I might as well get around to learning it. "Soon"

>> No.12886149

>>12884910
Anyone with a serious interest in literature should know French.

>> No.12886182

>>12886149
why?

>> No.12886192

>>12886182
Because the french anon said so

>> No.12886217

>>12886182
english is a degenerate tongue

>> No.12886227

>>12885391
basé et rougepilulé

>> No.12886717

>>12886217
french is obnoxiously gay

>> No.12886814

>>12886182
The Frogs have an unironically based literary tradition.

>> No.12886828

>>12886814
The frogs have an unironically quantitative* literary tradition

>> No.12886840

>>12885391
I been studying a bit of french and i can proudly say i understood that

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>book contains untranslated non-English sentences
>look up translations online
>write them in book so next person reading it won't be confused

>> No.12887135

>>12887095
based.

>> No.12887676

>>12884916
you really should

it's unironically pretty easy to attain a reading knowledge of french given the amount of vocabulary that is shared with english

>> No.12887684

>>12885350
Drives me fucking spare that.

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