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"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."
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Keso Bigvava
Tbilisi · 3 months ago

"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."

Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban (2004)

dir. Alfonso Cuarón

#harrypotter #childhood Places In Tbilisi
Keso Bigvava
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Tbilisi · 3 months ago
ჰარი პოტერი
დღესდღეობით ქართული ჰორორ ისტორიების ერთ-ერთი ნაწილი, სწორედ ჰარი პოტერის სერიების ”სატანისტურ საწამლავად” და”ახალგაზრდობის გამფუჭებელ” წიგნად შერაცხვაა. საბედნიეროდ, მე როულინგის წაკითხვა თავისუფალ გარემოში, თავისუფალ სკოლაში და თავისუფლად მოაზროვნე მეგობრებთან თუ უფროსებთან მომიწია. ამიტომაც საშუალება მომეცა ჩემით განმესაჯა, რასაც ვკითხულობდი ცუდი იყო თუ კარგი. სამწუხაროდ, ჩვენი სოციუმის დიდი ნაწილი სხვა ბავშვებს არჩევანის საშუალებას ართმევს და წიგნზე სრულიად აბსურდული, უარგუმენტო, ცოტათი სასაცილო ინფორმაციის გავრცელებით, პატარებს და უმთავრესად, პატარების მშობლებს, უნერგავს ისეთ იდეას, რომელსაც ისინი ისე იჯერებენ, რომ გადამოწმებასაც არ ცდილობენ. ეს ყოველთვის ასე იყო – ადამიანს ხშირად ფიქრი ეზარება და იმის ნაცვლად, რომ საკუთარი აზრი ჩამოიყალიბოს გარკვეულ საკითხზე, თავის შეუწუხებლად სხვას მიენდობა. ამაზე დიდი კატასტროფა კი ისაა, რომ, კიდევ უფრო სამწუხაროდ, სოციალურ ქსელთან თავისუფალი წვდომა აქვთ 8-10 წლის ბავშვებს, რომლებსაც არ გააჩნიათ უნარი ირონია, სარკაზმი, მცდარი თუ მართალი, ერთმანეთისგან გაარჩიონ. შესაბიმისად, ქართული, უაღრესად სულელური გვერდებისგან გავრცელებულ ინფორმაციას, ისინიც მარტივად იჯერებენ და ამის შემდეგ მორჩა – მათთვის, ყველა, ვისაც “ჰარი პოტერი” უჭირავს, ხელიდან წასულია. მგონი, აჯობებს დამოუკიდებლად წავიკითხოთ წიგნი, დავუფიქრდეთ და შემდეგ ვილაპარაკოთ, მაინც როგორ რყვნის ამ თაობას, ეს უზნეო, სათვალიანი ბიჭი,სახელად -ჰარი პოტერი. აგერ უკვე მეასედ ჩავამთავრე შვიდივე წიგნი და თამამად გეტყვით, რომ რეალურად, ეს არის ისტორია სიყვარულზე, სიმამაცეზე, თავგანწირვაზე, მეგობრობაზე, ერთგულებაზე, სამართლიანობასა და ძალაუფლებაზე. ეს არის ისტორია, სადაც სიკეთე და ბოროტება, სიყვარული და სიძულვილი, ჯადოსნურ სამყაროში ერთმანეთს უპირსპირდებიან და ცდილობენ, სამყაროს მბრძანებლები გახდნენ. ამ პოსტში კი გთავაზობთ წიგნში წამოჭრილ მთავარ თემებს და მათ განხილვას (ციტატები დანომრილია გვერდების მიხედვით. ეს გვერდები ემთხვევა წიგნის ბოლოდროინდელ ტირაჟს): სიყვარულის თემა “ჰარი პოტერში” ყველაზე მთავარი ფაქტია ესაა: ჰარი პოტერი სასიკვდილო წყევლისგან დედის თავგანწირვამ იხსნა. როდესაც, მთავარი ანტაგონისტი, ლორდი ვოლდემორი, აღმოაჩენს, რომ სიკვდილზე გამარჯვების გზაზე შეიძლება, პატარა ბიჭმა, ჰარი პოტერმა შეუშალოს ხელი, მის მოკვლას გადაწყვეტს. თუმცა ბიჭი მომაკვდინებელ წყელვას გადაურჩა, მხოლოდ იმიტომ, რომ დედა მას გადაეფარა. დედის სიყვარულმა და თავგანწირვამ კი მის წინაშე დამცავი ფარი აღმართა, რის გამოც წყელვა ყველა დროის უძლიერეს ჯადოქარს – ლორდ ვოლდემორს მიუბრუნდა და დაასუსტა, ხოლო ბიჭს ვერაფერი ავნო – მხოლოდ შუბლზე, დაკლაკნილი ნაიარევი დაუტოვა. “დედაშენმა თავი გაწირა შენთვის. ერთადერთი, რაც ვოლდემორს არაფრით არ შეუძლია გაიგოს, ეს სიყვარულია. დედის სიყვარული ძლიერია, არ კვდება, ჰარი. ეს არც ნაიარევია და არც რაიმე თვალით ხილული ნიშანი. როცა, ამ ქვეყნიდან მიდის ადამიანი, ჩვენში სამუდამოდ ტოვებს თავის სიყვარულს, რომელიც გვიცავს…” -ალბუს დამბლდორი, “ჰარი პოტერი და ფილოსოფიური ქვა”(გვ230) ზოგადად წიგნში სიყვარულის თემა ყველაზე მნიშვნელოვანია. ჰარი მშობლების მიერ დატოვებულმა ფარმა სიკვდილისგან არაერთხელ იხსნა. სიყვარულის სიძლიერეს განუმეორებელი ალბუს დამბლდორი უამრავჯერ აღნიშნავს და თვითონ სიყვარულს, ყველა ჯადოქრობაზე უფრო ძლიერ, სიკვდილის დამმამარცხებელ ძალად მოიხსენიებს: “აქ ინახება ძალა, ერთდროულად უფრო საოცარი და უფრო საშინელი, ვიდრე სიკვდილია, ვიდრე ადამიანის გონებაა, ვიდრე ბუნების ძალაა… ამ იდუმალი და საოცარი ძალის სახელი სიყვარულია.” -ალბუს დამბლდორი, “ჰარი პოტერი და ფენიქსის ორდენი”(გვ 717) ასევე, შეგვიძლია გავიხსენოთ სევერუს სნეიპის ამბავი – მან ჰარის დედის, ლილის, სიყვარულის გამო დამბლდორისთვის ჯაშუშობა დაიწყო. ის ყოველდღე თავს საფრთხეში იგდებდა, მაგრამ ამას არ უფრთხოდა, რადგან ბავშვობის სიყვარული არასდროს განელებია. მისმა მოტანილმა ინფორმაციამ, არაერთხელ იხსნა ადამიანები სიკვდილისგან."It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more." ბოლოს კი არ შემიძლია, დამბლდორის რჩევა არ გადმოვიტანო და არ აღვნიშნო ყველაფრის მიუხედავად, როგორ მოუწოდებს ალბუსი ჰარის, მიუტევოს და შეიცოდოს, მისი მშობლების, მეგობრების და საყვარელი ადამიანების მკვლელი – ლორდი ვოლდემორი: “მკვდრები ნუ გეცოდება, ჰარი. ცოცხლები შეიცოდე, ყველაზე მეტად კი ისინი, ვინც უსიყვარულოდ ცხოვრობს” -ალბუს დამბლდორი, “ჰარი პოტერი და სიკვდილის საჩუქრები” (გვ 535)#harrypotter#loveofmylife#childhood#favbook
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Artists Voyage
Tbilisi · 1 month ago
“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
On that story, the little prince, fell in love instantly with a rose in his asteroid. The little prince care so much to the rose. The rose with its thorns seems defenseless and susceptible- and yet, she shows off her thorns and puts on a superior attitude. But the rose’s vanity and demands cause the heartbreak of the little prince. And thus, he decided to leave its asteroid and the rose. “She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me. I ought never to have run away from her… I ought to have guessed all the affection that lay behind her poor little stratagems. Flowers are so inconsistent! But I was too young to know how to love her…” Just before the prince leaves, the rose said to it’s prince : “Of course I love you,” the flower said to him. “It is my fault that you have not known it all the while. That is of no importance. But you — you have been just as foolish as I. Try to be happy…” On his voyage to the earth, he come across a huge rose garden, and he realised that his roses were not the only one in the universe. “There might be millions of roses in the whole world, but you’re my only one, unique rose.” On the movie adaptation, the rose is the reason why the prince come back to its asteroid even though it’s too late that the rose has dead. “. . . One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. . . . It’s the time that you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important. . . . You become responsible for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose. . . .” The story was telling a beautiful story of love. As the rose, we may take the love that’s being given as granted, and thus, we forgot to ’taking care’ of the love itself. And as a little prince, we may need to go around the world to realise that our rose is the only one because ‘anything essential is invisible to the eyes…’ Even though the rose is being portrayed in the story as a vain, foolish, frail, and naïve creature, the little prince loves that rose. Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.#littleprince #rose #fox #art #love Tbilisi