4906Re: [Yuricon] Re: When was Noir released?
- Apr 5, 2002the_judy_justice wrote:
>*nod* It makes sense to me that way too. For what it's
> --- In Yuricon@y..., "distantskyking" <distantskyking@y...> wrote:
> > Yeah, it should be "fille." I could go out on a limb and say they
> > probably just thought "fillette" wasn't girly enough, but I'm
> > pretty sure they just screwed it up. ^^;
> I think 'Fillette' is just perfectly fine. I mean, this word is used
> for young girls or to emphasize a pueril meaning. My guess is that
> it's heavily related to Utena's pure heart/nobility.
> I like it very much.
> It's a word that highlights the contrast between her goal and who she
> is. Just a girl... with a revolution to accomplish.
worth, my French dictionary gives 'fille - girl, daughter'
and 'fillette - (little) girl'. It does seem to emphasise,
as you said, youth, maybe naivete, which seems to
characterse Utena in some ways. But then, I have only seen
1-13, and that a couple of months back now. I need Animesoc
to lend me the Black Rose arc!)
Lucy Kennedy * New College, Oxford
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