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Gifts

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:59 pm
by Stevenloan
"Sharon Stone had a part in award season favorite The Disaster Artist, where she plays dancer Iris Burton alongside James Franco, Seth Rogan and Alison Brie.

Next the star plays the lead in Mosaic on HBO, which premieres January 22.

The Steven Soderbergh mystery follows the murder of children's book author Olivia Lake, played by Stone. About the role she said: 'We were raised to accommodate men, particularly in my generation.

'And women so often lose their own identify to the identity of the men that they're with. They even change the way they dress and what they do to fit the men that they're with.

'We're starting to acknowledge our own gifts as women and not think that we have to behave as men in order to be empowered or powerful or valuable.' "

- Hi everybody! Does "acknowledge our own gifts as women" in this situation mean "admit that we have our own special abilities as women"?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... nduct.html

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan

Re: Gifts

Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:19 am
by BonnieL
"Acknowledge" would be more like being aware of, rather than admit. "Gifts" - yes, special abilities or talents.

Re: Gifts

Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:40 pm
by Stevenloan
BonnieL : Thanks so much for your answer.

Re: Gifts

Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:06 pm
by tony h
As I am a man, I will have to ask my wife what it means. :lol:

Re: Gifts

Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:32 am
by Erik_Kowal
Good call, Tony! :P