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首页 肖恩克的救赎(英文整理版)

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肖恩克的救赎(英文整理版)

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简介:本文档为《肖恩克的救赎(英文整理版)doc》,可适用于高等教育领域

RitaHayworthandShawshankRedemptionContentsRitahayworthandshawshankredemptionAptpupilThebodyThebreathingmethodAfterwordThere'saguylikemeineverystateandfederalprisoninAmerica,IguessI'mtheguywhocangetitforyouTailormadecigarettes,abagofreefer,ifyou'repartialtothat,abottleofbrandytocelebrateyoursonordaughter'shighschoolgraduation,oralmostanythingelsewithinreason,thatisItwasn'talwaysthatwayIcametoShawshankwhenIwasjusttwenty,andIamoneofthefewpeopleinourhappylittlefamilywhoiswillingtoownuptowhathedidIcommittedmurderIputalargeinsurancepolicyonmywife,whowasthreeyearsolderthanIwas,andthenIfixedthebrakesoftheChevroletcoupeherfatherhadgivenusasaweddingpresentItworkedoutexactlyasIhadplanned,exceptIhadn'tplannedonherstoppingtopickuptheneighbourwomanandtheneighbourwoman'sinfantsononthewaydownCastleHillandintotownThebrakesletgoandthecarcrashedthroughthebushesattheedgeofthetowncommon,gatheringspeedBystanderssaiditmusthavebeendoingfiftyorbetterwhenithitthebaseoftheCivilWarstatueandburstintoflamesIalsohadn'tplannedongettingcaught,butcaughtIwasIgotaseason'spassintothisplaceMainehasnodeathpenalty,butthedistrictattorneysawtoitthatIwastriedforallthreedeathsandgiventhreelifesentences,torunoneaftertheotherThatfixedupanychanceofparoleImighthave,foralong,longtimeThejudgecalledwhatIhaddone'ahideous,heinouscrime',anditwas,butitisalsointhepastnowYoucanlookitupintheyellowingfilesoftheCastleRockCall,wherethebigheadlinesannouncingmyconvictionlooksortoffunnyandantiquenexttothenewsofHitlerandMussoliniandFDR'salphabetsoupagenciesHaveIrehabilitatedmyself,youaskIdon'tknowwhatthatwordmeans,atleastasfarasprisonsandcorrectionsgoIthinkit'sapolitician'swordItmayhavesomeothermeaning,anditmaybethatIwillhaveachancetofindout,butthatisthefuturesomethingconsteachthemselvesnottothinkaboutIwasyoung,goodlooking,andfromthepoorsideoftownIknockedupapretty,sulky,headstronggirlwholivedinoneofthefineoldhousesonCarbineStreetHerfatherwasagreeabletothemarriageifIwouldtakeajobintheopticalcompanyheownedand'workmywayup'Ifoundoutthatwhathereallyhadinmindwaskeepingmeinhishouseandunderhisthumb,likeadisagreeablepetthathasnotquitebeenhousebrokenandwhichmaybiteEnoughhateeventuallypileduptocausemetodowhatIdidGivenasecondchanceIwouldnotdoitagain,butI'mnotsurethatmeansIamrehabilitatedAnyway,it'snotmeIwanttotellyouaboutIwanttotellyouaboutaguynamedAndyDufresneButbeforeIcantellyouaboutAndy,IhavetoexplainafewotherthingsaboutmyselfItwon'ttakelongAsIsaid,I'vebeentheguywhocangetitforyouhereatShawshankfordamnnearfortyyearsAndthatdoesn'tjustmeancontrabanditemslikeextracigarettesorbooze,althoughthoseitemsalwaystopthelistButI'vegottenthousandsofotheritemsformendoingtimehere,someofthemperfectlylegalyethardtocomebyinaplacewhereyou'vesupposedlybeenbroughttobepunishedTherewasonefellowwhowasinforrapingalittlegirlandexposinghimselftodozensofothersIgothimthreepiecesofpinkVermontmarbleandhedidthreelovelysculpturesoutofthemababy,aboyofabouttwelve,andabeardedyoungmanHecalledthemTheThreeAgesofJesus,andthosepiecesofsculpturearenowintheparlourofamanwhousedtobegovernorofthisstateOrhere'sanameyoumayrememberifyougrewupnorthofMassachusettsRobertAlanCoteInhetriedtorobtheFirstMercantileBankofMechanicFalls,andtheholdupturnedintoabloodbathsixdeadintheend,twoofthemmembersofthegang,threeofthemhostages,oneofthemayoungstatecopwhoputhisheadupatthewrongtimeandgotabulletintheeyeCotehadapennycollectionNaturallytheyweren'tgoingtolethimhaveitinhere,butwithalittlehelpfromhismotherandamiddlemanwhousedtodrivealaundrytruck,IwasabletogetittohimItoldhim,Bobby,youmustbecrazy,wantingtohaveacoincollectioninastonehotelfullofthievesHelookedatmeandsmiledandsaid,IknowwheretokeepthemThey'llbesafeenoughDon'tyouworryAndhewasrightBobbyCotediedofabraintumourin,butthatcoincollectionhasneverturnedupI'vegottenmenchocolatesonValentine'sDayIgotthreeofthosegreenmilkshakestheyserveatMcDonald'saroundStPaddy'sDayforacrazyIrishmannamedO'MalleyIevenarrangedforamidnightshowingofDeepThroatandTheDevilinMissJonesforapartyoftwentymenwhohadpooledtheirresourcestorentthefilmsalthoughIendedupdoingaweekinsolitaryforthatlittleescapadeIt'stheriskyourunwhenyou'retheguywhocangetitI'vegottenreferencebooksandfuckbooks,jokenoveltieslikehandbuzzersanditchingpowder,andonmorethanoneoccasionI'veseenthatalongtimerhasgottenapairofpantiesfromhiswifeorhisgirlfriendandIguessyou'llknowwhatguysinheredowithsuchitemsduringthelongnightswhentimedrawsoutlikeabladeIdon'tgetallthosethingsgratis,andforsomeitemsthepricecomeshighButIdon'tdoitjustforthemoneywhatgoodismoneytomeI'mnevergoingtoownaCadillaccarorflyofftoJamaicafortwoweeksinFebruaryIdoitforthesamereasonthatagoodbutcherwillonlysellyoufreshmeat:IgotareputationandIwanttokeepitTheonlytwothingsIrefusetohandlearegunsandheavydrugsIwon'thelpanyonekillhimselforanyoneelseIhaveenoughkillingonmymindtolastmealifetimeYeah,I'maregularNeimanMarcusAndsowhenAndyDufresnecametomeinandaskedifIcouldsmuggleRitaHayworthintotheprisonforhim,IsaiditwouldbenoproblematallAnditwasn'tWhenAndycametoShawshankin,hewasthirtyyearsoldHewasashortneatlittlemanwithsandyhairandsmall,cleverhandsHeworegoldrimmedspectaclesHisfingernailswerealwaysclipped,andtheywerealwayscleanThat'safunnythingtorememberaboutaman,Isuppose,butitseemstosumAndyupformeHealwayslookedasifheshouldhavebeenwearingatieOntheoutsidehehadbeenavicepresidentinthetrustdepartmentofalargePortlandbankGoodworkforamanasyoungashewas,especiallywhenyouconsiderhowconservativemostbanksareandyouhavetomultiplythatconservatismbytenwhenyougetupintoNewEngland,wherefolksdon'tliketotrustamanwiththeirmoneyunlesshe'sbald,limping,andconstantlypluckingathispantstogethistrussaroundstraightAndywasinformurderinghiswifeandherloverAsIbelieveIhavesaid,everyoneinprisonisaninnocentmanOh,theyreadthatscripturethewaythoseholyrollersonTVreadtheBookofRevelationsTheywerethevictimsofjudgeswithheartsofstoneandballstomatch,orincompetentlawyers,orpoliceframeups,orbadluckTheyreadthescripture,butyoucanseeadifferentscriptureintheirfacesMostconsarealowsort,nogoodtothemselvesoranyoneelse,andtheirworstluckwasthattheirmotherscarriedthemtotermInallmyyearsatShawshank,therehavebeenlessthantenmenwhomIbelievedwhentheytoldmetheywereinnocentAndyDufresnewasoneofthem,althoughIonlybecameconvincedofhisinnocenceoveraperiodofyearsIfIhadbeenonthejurythatheardhiscaseinPortlandSuperiorCourtoversixstormyweeksin,Iwouldhavevotedtoconvict,tooItwasonehellofacase,allrightoneofthosejuicyoneswithalltherightelementsTherewasabeautifulgirlwithsocietyconnections(dead),alocalsportsfigure(alsodead),andaprominentyoungbusinessmaninthedockTherewasthis,plusallthescandalthenewspaperscouldhintatTheprosecutionhadanopenandshutcaseThetrialonlylastedaslongasitdidbecausetheDAwasplanningtorunfortheUSHouseofRepresentativesandhewantedJohnQPublictogetagoodlonglookathisphizItwasacrackerjacklegalcircus,withspectatorsgettinginlineatfourinthemorning,despitethesubzerotemperatures,toassurethemselvesofaseatThefactsoftheprosecution'scasethatAndynevercontestedwerethese:Thathehadawife,LindaCollinsDufresnethatinJuneofshehadexpressedaninterestinlearningthegameofgolfattheFalmouthHillsCountryClubthatshedidindeedtakelessonsforfourmonthsthatherinstructorwastheFalmouthHillsgolfpro,GlennQuentinthatinlateAugustofAndylearnedthatQuentinandhiswifehadbecomeloversthatAndyandLindaDufresnearguedbitterlyontheafternoonofSeptemberthatthesubjectoftheirargumentwasherinfidelityHetestifiedthatLindaprofessedtobegladheknewthesneakingaround,shesaid,wasdistressingShetoldAndythatsheplannedtoobtainaRenodivorceAndytoldherhewouldseeherinhellbeforehewouldseeherinRenoShewentofftospendthenightwithQuentininQuentin'srentedbungalownotfarfromthegolfcourseThenextmorninghiscleaningwomanfoundbothofthemdeadinbedEachhadbeenshotfourtimesItwasthatlastfactthatmitigatedmoreagainstAndythananyoftheothersTheDAwiththepoliticalaspirationsmadeagreatdealofitinhisopeningstatementandhisclosingsummationAndrewDufresne,hesaid,wasnotawrongedhusbandseekingahotbloodedrevengeagainsthischeatingwifethat,theDAsaid,couldbeunderstood,ifnotcondonedButthisrevengehadbeenofamuchcoldertypeConsider!theDAthunderedatthejuryFourandfour!Notsixshots,buteight!Hehadfiredthegunemptyandthenstoppedtoreloadsohecouldshooteachofthemagain!FOURFORHIMANDFOURFORHER,thePortlandSunblaredTheBostonRegisterdubbedhimTheEvenStevenKillerAclerkfromtheWisePawnshopinLewistontestifiedthathehadsoldasixshotPoliceSpecialtoAndrewDufresnejusttwodaysbeforethedoublemurderAbartenderfromthecountryclubbartestifiedthatAndyhadcomeinaroundseveno'clockontheeveningofSeptember,hadtossedoffthreestraightwhiskeysinatwentyminuteperiodwhenhegotupfromthebarstoolhetoldthebartenderthathewasgoinguptoGlennQuentin'shouseandhe,thebartender,could'readabouttherestofitinthepapers'Anotherclerk,thisonefromtheHandyPikstoreamileorsofromQuentin'shouse,toldthecourtthatDufresnehadcomeinaroundquartertonineonthesamenightHepurchasedcigarettes,threequartsofbeer,andsomedishtowelsThecountymedicalexaminertestifiedthatQuentinandtheDufresnewomanhadbeenkilledbetweenelevenpmandtwoamonthenightofSeptemberThedetectivefromtheAttorneyGeneral'sofficewhohadbeeninchargeofthecasetestifiedthattherewasaturnoutlessthanseventyyardsfromthebungalow,andthatontheafternoonofSeptember,threepiecesofevidencehadbeenremovedfromthatturnout:firstitem,twoemptyquartbottlesofNarragansettBeer(withthedefendant'sfingerprintsonthem)theseconditem,twelvecigaretteends(allKools,thedefendant'sbrand)thirditem,aplastermoulageofasetoftyretracks(exactlymatchingthetreadandwearpatternofthetyresonthedefendant'sPlymouth)InthelivingroomofQuentin'sbungalow,fourdishtowelshadbeenfoundlyingonthesofaTherewerebulletholesthroughthemandpowderburnsonthemThedetectivetheorized(overtheagonizedobjectionsofAndy'slawyer)thatthemurdererhadwrappedthetowelsaroundthemuzzleofthemurderweapontomufflethesoundofthegunshotsAndyDufresnetookthestandinhisowndefenceandtoldhisstorycalmly,coolly,anddispassionatelyHesaidhehadbeguntoheardistressingrumoursabouthiswifeandGlennQuentinasearlyasthelastweekinJulyInAugusthehadbecomedistressedenoughtoinvestigateabitOnaneveningwhenLindawassupposedtohavegoneshoppinginPortlandafterhertennislesson,AndyhadfollowedherandQuentintoQuentin'sonestoreyrentedhouse(inevitablydubbed'thelovenest'bythepapers)HehadparkedintheturnoutuntilQuentindroveherbacktothecountryclubwherehercarwasparked,aboutthreehourslater'DoyoumeantotellthiscourtthatyourwifedidnotrecognizeyourbrandnewPlymouthsedanbehindQuentin'scar'theDAaskedhimoncrossexamination'Iswappedcarsfortheeveningwithafriend,'Andysaid,andthiscooladmissionofhowwellplannedhisinvestigationhadbeendidhimnogoodatallintheeyesofthejuryAfterreturningthefriend'scarandpickinguphisown,hehadgonehomeLindahadbeeninbed,readingabookHeaskedherhowhertriptoPortlandhadbeenSherepliedthatithadbeenfun,butshehadn'tseenanythingshelikedwellenoughtobuyThat'swhenIknewforsure,'AndytoldthebreathlessspectatorsHespokeinthesamecalm,remotevoiceinwhichhedeliveredalmostallofhistestimony'Whatwasyourframeofmindintheseventeendaysbetweenthenandthenightyourwifewasmurdered'Andy'slawyeraskedhim'Iwasingreatdistress,'Andysaidcalmly,coldlyLikeamanrecitingashoppinglisthesaidthathehadconsideredsuicide,andhadevengonesofarastopurchaseaguninLewistononSeptemberHislawyertheninvitedhimtotellthejurywhathadhappenedafterhiswifelefttomeetGlennQuentinonthenightofthemurdersAndytoldthemandtheimpressionhemadewastheworstpossibleIknewhimforclosetothirtyyears,andIcantellyouhewasthemostselfpossessedmanI'veeverknownWhatwasrightwithhimhe'donlygiveyoualittleatatimeWhatwaswrongwithhimhekeptbottledupinsideIfheeverhadadarknightofthesoul,assomewriterorotherhascalledit,youwouldneverknowHewasthetypeofmanwho,ifhehaddecidedtocommitsuicide,woulddoitwithoutleavinganotebutnotuntilhisaffairshadbeenputneatlyinorderIfhehadcriedonthewitnessstand,orifhisvoicehadthickenedandgrownhesitant,evenifhehadgottenyellingatthatWashingtonboundDistrictAttorney,Idon'tbelievehewouldhavegottenthelifesentencehewoundupwithEvenifhehad'vehewouldhavebeenoutonparolebyButhetoldhisstorylikearecordingmachine,seemingtosaytothejury:thisisitTakeitorleaveitTheyleftitHesaidhewasdrunkthatnight,thathe'dbeenmoreorlessdrunksinceAugust,andthathewasamanwhodidn'thandlehisliquorverywellOfcoursethatbyitselfwouldhavebeenhardforanyjurytoswallowTheyjustcouldn'tseethiscoldlyselfpossessedyoungmanintheneatdoublebreastedthreepiecewoollensuitevergettingfallingdowndrunkoverhiswife'ssleazylittleaffairwithsomesmalltowngolfproIbelieveditbecauseIhadachancetowatchAndythatthosesixmenandsixwomendidn'thaveAndyDufresnetookjustfourdrinksayearallthetimeIknewhimHewouldmeetmeintheexerciseyardeveryyearaboutaweekbeforehisbirthdayandthenagainabouttwoweeksbeforeChristmasOneachoccasionhewouldarrangeforabottleofJackDanielsHeboughtitthewaymostconsarrangetobuytheirstufftheslave'swagestheypayinhere,plusalittleofhisownUpuntilwhatyougotforyourtimewasadimeanhourIn'theyraiseditallthewayuptoaquarterMycommissiononliquorwasandistenpercent,andwhenyouaddonthatsurchargetothepriceofafinesippin'whiskeyliketheBlackJack,yougetanideaofhowmanyhoursofAndyDufresne'ssweatintheprisonlaundrywasgoingtobuyhisfourdrinksayearOnthemorningofhisbirthday,September,hewouldhavehimselfabigknock,andthenhe'dhaveanotherthatnightafterlightsoutThefollowingdayhe'dgivetherestofthebottlebacktome,andIwouldshareitaroundAsfortheotherbottle,hedealthimselfonedrinkChristmasnightandanotheronNewYear'sEveThenthatonewouldalsocometomewithinstructionstopassitonFourdrinksayearandthatisthebehaviourofamanwhohasbeenbittenhardbythebottleHardenoughtodrawbloodHetoldthejurythatonthenightofthethhehadbeensodrunkhecouldonlyrememberwhathadhappenedinlittleisolatedsnatchesHehadgottendrunkthatafternoon'ItookonadoublehelpingofDutchcourage'ishowheputitbeforetakingonLindaAftershelefttomeetQuentin,heremembereddecidingtoconfrontthemOnthewaytoQuentin'sbungalow,heswungintothecountryclubforacoupleofquickonesHecouldnot,hesaid,remembertellingthebartenderhecould'readabouttherestofitinthepapers',orsayinganythingtohimatallHerememberedbuyingbeerintheHandyPik,butnotthedishtowels'WhywouldIwantdishtowels'heasked,andoneofthepapersreportedthatthreeoftheladyjurorsshudderedLater,muchlater,hespeculatedtomeabouttheclerkwhohadtestifiedonthesubjectofthosedishtoweis,andIthinkit'iworthjottingdownwhathesaid'Supposethat,duringtheirchmvmhnfurwitnesses,'Andysaidonedayinthexwulioyard,'theystumbleonthisfellowwhosoldmethebeerthatnightBythenthreedayshavegonebyThefactsofthecasehavebeenbroadsidedinallthepapersMaybetheygangedupontheguy,fiveorsixcops,plusthedickfromtheattorneygeneral'soffice,plustheDA'sassistantMemoryisaprettysubjectivething,RedTheycouldhavestartedoutwith"Isn'titpossiblethathepurchasedfourorfivedishtowels"andworkedtheirwayupfromthereIfenoughpeoplewantyoutoremembersomething,thatcanbeaprettypowerfulpersuader'Iagreedthatitcould'Butthere'soneevenmorepowerful,'Andywentoninthatmusingwayofhis'Ithinkit'satleastpossiblethatheconvincedhimselfItwasthelimelightReportersaskinghimquestions,hispictureinthepapersalltopped,ofcourse,byhisstarturnincourtI'mnotsayingthathedeliberatelyfalsifiedhisstory,orperjuredhimselfIthinkit'spossiblethatliecouldhavepassedaliedetectortestwithflyingcolours,orswornonhismother'ssacrednamethatIboughtthosedishtowelsButstillmemoryissuchagoddamsubjectivething'Iknowthismuch:eventhoughmyownlawyerthoughtIhadtobelyingabouthalfmystory,heneverboughtthatbusinessaboutthedishtowelsIt'scrazyonthefaceofitIwaspigdrunk,toodrunktohavebeenthinkingaboutmufflingthegunshotsIfI'ddoneit,Ijustwouldhaveletthemrip'HewentuptotheturnoutandparkedthereHedrankbeerandsmokedcigarettesHewatchedthelightsdownstairsinQuentin'splacegooutHewatchedasinglelightgoonupstairsandfifteenminuteslaterhewatchedthatonegooutHesaidhecouldguesstherest'MrDufresne,didyouthengouptoGlennQuentin'shouseandkillthetwoofthem'hislawyerthundered'No,Ididnot,'AndyansweredBymidnight,hesaid,hewassoberingupHewasalsofeelingthefirstsignsofabadhangoverHedecidedtogohomeandsleepitoffandthinkaboutthewholethinginamoreadultfashionthenextday'Atthattime,asIdrovehome,Iwasbeginningtothinkthatthewisestcourse

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