当前位置:首页 >> 高中教育 >>

唐顿庄园


The series, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with the great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy. Such events depicted throughout the series include news of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the first series; the outbreak of the First World War, the Spanish influenza pandemic, and the Marconi scandal in the second series; the Interwar period and the formation of the Irish Free State in the third series; and the Teapot Dome scandal in the fourth series. Thomas and Miss O'Brien, in particular, gave Bates the cold shoulder for no particular reason and plotted to have him fired. Thomas sees Bates as the one obstacle complicating his chance to take the prestigious position as Lord Grantham's valet. While most of the rest of the staff treats Bates coldly, Anna is a kind and supportive presence. Mary's own sharp wit and searing observations are no doubt influenced by her grandmother Violet. She has a distrusting relationship with her sister, Edith, who tends to look at Mary as entitled and ungrateful and is not above plotting to make Mary's life miserable. Mary is often all-too-eager to reciprocate. On the flip side, Mary is extremely devoted to and protective of her baby sister,

Sybil. Mary also has close relationships with the staff, including her handmaid Anna. More significantly, she appreciates and respects the butler Carson, who has worked at Downton all of Mary's life and seen her grow from a child to the woman who could one day run the estate. Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, is Robert's mother and the grandmother of Mary, Edith and Sybil. Violet is considered to be Downton's matriarch figure and has a withering wit and a sharp tongue. She is immensely proud of her son and loves her granddaughters very much. She is protective of her family and wants the best for them -- even if her logic is sometimes flawed.


相关文章:
从《唐顿庄园》看英国文化特征
从《唐顿庄园》看英国文化特征 - 从《唐顿庄园》看英国文化特征 【摘要】 《唐顿庄园》反映了英国文化的一些主要特征,比如英国人的乡村 情结,贵族精神,森严的等级...
唐顿庄园观后感
唐顿庄园观后感_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。《唐顿庄园》观后感《唐顿庄园》这部英剧的背景设定在 1910 年代英王乔治五世在位时约克郡一个虚构的 庄园——“唐顿...
《唐顿庄园》里英式俚语介绍
8. 全部的身家性命 伯爵对母亲说,自己这一生的精力都倾注在唐顿庄园上。因为伯爵有三个女儿,所以他 把唐顿庄园看作自己的第四个孩子。 It is my third parent...
唐顿庄园常用俚语
唐顿庄园常用俚语 - 《唐顿庄园》里英式俚语介绍 1. 睡到自然醒 清晨六点,Daisy 把各屋的女仆叫醒,这时 Anna 睡眼朦胧地说: Just for once in my life, I...
从《唐顿庄园》看英国女性的地位变迁
龙源期刊网 http://www.qikan.com.cn 从《唐顿庄园》看英国女性的地位变迁 作者:韩晓敏 来源:《文教资料》2014 年第 26 期 摘要: 本文探究著名英国电视节目《...
唐顿庄园中的俚语
唐顿庄园中的俚语 - 英语俚语(I) 1. Not while your mother breathes air. 老夫人只要尚有余息, 绝不会善罢甘休。 2.Please don't spea...
看《唐顿庄园》学英式俚语:一根绳上的蚂蚱
看《唐顿庄园》学英式俚语:一根绳上的蚂蚱_英语学习_外语学习_教育专区。看《唐顿庄园》学英式俚语:一根绳上的蚂蚱 看《唐顿庄园》学英式俚语:一根绳上的蚂蚱 1...
唐顿庄园的美食
唐顿庄园》告诉了人们什么才是真正的舒适生活:仆人递给你任何东西都用银质托盘;报 纸被熨过,去油墨同时保持平整;你的鞋带也会一尘不染;佣人房男侍童的唯一工作...
唐顿庄园观后感
唐顿庄园观后感 - Impression of Downton Abbey Downton Abbey is a wonderful British period drama televisi...
论《唐顿庄园》中的死亡叙事
论《唐顿庄园》中的死亡叙事 - 龙源期刊网 http://www.qikan.com.cn 论《唐顿庄园》中的死亡叙事 作者:项霄 来源:《文艺生活· 文海艺苑》2014 年第 08 期...
更多相关标签: