monkey bridge


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Noun1.monkey bridge - a high narrow platform above a deck or in an engine room or boiler room
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
2.monkey bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a shipmonkey bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house
bridge deck, bridge - an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
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The list is topped by a zoo's makeshift monkey bridge but also includes lobster pots, bed frames, sheep feeders and even mobile plinths for mannequins.
The Cabane Spa Comete - at the Cabanes des Grands Reflets in the Franche-Comte - has a spa and a globe bedroom at the end of a monkey bridge, complete with round bed.
Linking back to the argument about In Country, this chapter approaches Monique Truong's Bitter in the Mouth and Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge (among other texts) as parts of a broader movement to understand regional identities within national and global contexts.
1995), Ian Cao's Monkey Bridge (1997), and Monique Truong's Bitter in the Mouth (2010).
Tenders are invited for Repair Works With Application Of 02 Coat Of Frp Layers On Monkey Bridge On The Vessel Mv Panighat(With Material & Labour)
At the Monkey Bridge Junction we continue ahead towards Whitby and cross a parking area with Airy Hill Holiday Park on our right hand side.
But, like Cao's acclaimed debut, Monkey Bridge, it is an impassioned and powerful attempt to understand a chapter of history that, as Herr says, we've all in a sense inhabited.
Municipal engineer Hazel de Guzman of this town said the seven functions of tree hopping are Hanging stairs - a 17-meter long and 12-foot meter high from the ground; Elvis dangle - a walking with ropes; Monkey bridge - walking with cable; Surf ziple - a 35-meter long walk from the flat form; King swing - walk from one flat form to another; Hanging bridge - playing along 17-meter length rope but 15 meters high; and the breath taking rappel down - a rope going down.
Much of the literary criticism on Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge, a Vietnamese American novel first published in 1997, has focused on themes related to traumatic memories, life in exile, fears, vulnerability, generational gaps, and such biculturality as the narrator-protagonist, Mai, and her mother, Thanh, experience in the United States.
Activities included archery, shooting, zip wire and a monkey bridge.
To this end, I pair images of Viet women culled from two Vietnamese publications, Images of the Vietnamese Woman in the New Millennium (2002) and Female Labour Migration: Rural-Urban (2001), and from the Vietnamese Women's Museum housed in Hanoi with Lan Cao's negotiations of Vietnamese American womanhood in her novel, Monkey Bridge (1997).
Women's coming of age, Caribbean and Vietnamese into American, give Cowart his focus in nuanced accounts of Jamaica Kinkaid's Lucy (1990) and Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge (1997), the latter to be interpreted as Vietnam's America as much as the other way round.