English to Afrikaans Meaning :: anecdote

Anecdote :
staaltjie
- staaltjiestaaltjies
 

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Noun(1) short account of an incident (especially a biographical one

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(1) Burns's handmade tableaux - in style and use of narrative anecdote - are similar to the work of fellow Houstonian, Bill Davenport.(2) He was a huge fan of Dutch art, stuffed with incident and anecdote .(3) The story was based on an anecdote - a true incident that I had heard from Professor B. Buchshtab.(4) The playwright had to approach the struggle to subdue the tangle of confusing anecdote knowing what lesson he wanted it to teach and prepared to discard, distort, and invent in order to present his own version of the meaning of history.(5) In art, the lure of anecdote always presents serious risks, and a good deal of nineteenth century American art succumbed to that drive to explain and amuse.(6) Now, however, we can appreciate the subtlety and unexpectedness of his framing, and the complex interplay he so often achieves between anecdote and form.(7) I think this anecdote provides a good example of the limitations confronting a contemporary labour historian who is trying to provide the most honest, accurate account possible.(8) The distance between an amusing anecdote and thing that happened can be measured in kilometres.(9) A pupil of Domenichino, he was most in sympathy with classical art, but he also appreciated the Baroque, and enriched his narratives with anecdote and vivid detail.(10) On the Web site, in the e-mails of targeted professors, one finds a whole fuzzy world of impression and anecdote , of passionate conviction and hurt feelings.(11) This is staged documentary, its narrative gleaned from personal statements, in essence, a theatre of personal anecdote , performance art on an operatic scale.(12) the use of inversions of hierarchy, anecdote, and paradox by Magritte, Dali, and others(13) his wife's death has long been the subject of rumour and anecdote(14) If we could keep to addressing the issues rather than dealing in personalities and anecdote , we probably stand a better chance of not getting moved to the Conversation, literally or metaphorically.(15) The novel is packed with incident and anecdote and although mainly realist in style borrows some of the familiar techniques of Garcia Marquez's magic realism.(16) Though it is an amusing anecdote , this detail touches on a small but potentially crucial peculiarity in the current international emergency.
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Noun
1. story ::
storie
2. tale ::
verhaal
3. narrative ::
verhaal
4. incident ::
voorval
6. yarn ::
gare
Different Forms
anecdote, anecdotes
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