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Translation Assistance => English->Modern Greek Translation Forum => Art/Literary => Topic started by: spiros on 19 Apr, 2019, 15:38:39

Title: retcon -> αλλάζω αναδρομικά ιστορικό χαρακτήρα, αναδρομική αλλαγή ιστορικού χαρακτήρα, αναδρομική συνέχεια, συνέχεια με αναδρομική ισχύ
Post by: spiros on 19 Apr, 2019, 15:38:39
retcon -> αλλάζω αναδρομικά ιστορικό χαρακτήρα, αναδρομική αλλαγή ιστορικού χαρακτήρα

(in a film, television series, or other fictional work) a piece of new information that imposes a different interpretation on previously described events, typically used to facilitate a dramatic plot shift or account for an inconsistency.
Revise (an aspect of a fictional work) retrospectively, typically by introducing a piece of new information that imposes a different interpretation on previously described events.
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/us/retcon
https://www.onelook.com/?loc=bm6&w=retcon

(shortened form of RETroactive CONtinuity; first made popular in the comic book world)

1. (original meaning) Adding information to the back story of a fictional character or world, without invalidating that which had gone before.
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=retcon

Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short, is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retroactive_continuity