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Another Adelaida: Dostoevsky’S The Idiot In Nabokov’S Ada, Victor Fet, Slav N. Gratchev 2017 Marshall University

Another Adelaida: Dostoevsky’S The Idiot In Nabokov’S Ada, Victor Fet, Slav N. Gratchev

Victor Fet

It appears…that Ada scholars have overlooked the only Adelaida existing in major Russian literature. It is Adelaida Yepanchina, the middle daughter of General Yepanchin in Dostoevsky's The Idiot (1868). All three daughters have names starting with "A": Alexandra, Adelaida, Aglaya (compare this to Nabokov's Anya-Ada-Asya).


Wh-Interrogatives In Early L1 Greek: Comprehension Vs. Production, Evangelia K. Asproudi 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

Wh-Interrogatives In Early L1 Greek: Comprehension Vs. Production, Evangelia K. Asproudi

The ITB Journal

This paper examines the comprehension and production of wh-interrogatives in early L1 Greek. Specifically, children’s performance is explored at both levels with regard to argument/adjunct extraction and presence/absence of negation. In order to test the predicted lead of comprehension over production, a group of ninety four-to-seven-year old Greek children participated in elicitation tasks that were designed mainly along the methodological principles of Crain and Thornton (1998). On the whole, the results were in line with the initial expectation. That is, the Greek children performed better in question comprehension compared to question production, with individual findings suggesting that ...


The Transcoding Of “Women Empowerment” As “Empoderamiento De La Mujer”: A Post-Colonial Translation Theory For Transnational Feminist Rhetorics, Cristina Sanchez-Martin 2017 Illinois State University

The Transcoding Of “Women Empowerment” As “Empoderamiento De La Mujer”: A Post-Colonial Translation Theory For Transnational Feminist Rhetorics, Cristina Sanchez-Martin

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In the work of transnational feminist scholars, there is a share interest in investigating the colonial practices that affect women’s lives around the globe. In “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses” (1986) Mohanty claims that scholars in the field should “detect (…) colonialist move(s) in the case of a hegemonic first-third world connection in scholarship” (349) in order to recognize the peculiarities of the cultures whose discourses are being created and thus, avoid the universalization and “homogenization of class, race, religious, cultural and historical specificities of the lives of women” (348). In this regard, Dingo touches upon ...


Skopos Theory As An Extension Of Rhetoric, Isabelle Collombat 2017 Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 (ESIT)

Skopos Theory As An Extension Of Rhetoric, Isabelle Collombat

Poroi

This essay, which pertains to translation studies, presents a reflection aiming at defining intersections between the areas covered respectively by rhetoric and by skopos theory, which, in the field of translation studies, is one of the most frequently used theoretical frameworks that structures practice, and therefore teaching. It aims to lay the foundations of a translatorial theoretical framework based on an extension of the skopos model including the stylistic elements of classical rhetoric, and perhaps also on an extension of the rhetorical model to embrace a wide range of text types.


Gender And Mutation In Irish: A Preliminary Account For Further Investigation, Alessio S. Frenda 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

Gender And Mutation In Irish: A Preliminary Account For Further Investigation, Alessio S. Frenda

The ITB Journal

Standard Irish is the outcome of language planning and as such it significantly diverges from the three main spoken dialects of the language (or traditional Gaeltacht varieties) that provided the basis for its creation. It is also expected to differ, in its codified form, from the way it is actually employed within the small, usually urban communities of bilinguals who employ standard Irish and not some form of Gaeltacht Irish as a second language. The reason why such difference is expected is that the language planners codified as part of the standard many complex structures that had already been abandoned ...


In Italiano, As Gaeilge: A Matter Of Metaphorical Semantics, Alessio S. Frenda 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

In Italiano, As Gaeilge: A Matter Of Metaphorical Semantics, Alessio S. Frenda

The ITB Journal

In the present article the linguistic expression of MATTER will be considered with regards to (a) the prepositions involved and (b) the basic spatial meanings (BSMs) of such prepositions. The analysis will concentrate on Italian and Irish. The motivations for the choice of the preposition(s) will be sought after in the theoretical frame provided by Lakoff’s metaphorical semantics. In other words, we shall assume that the MATTER sense is a motivated extension of the spatial senses that primarily expressed by those prepositions. According to the abovementioned framework, a preposition is chosen to express MATTER when there is a ...


Cross-Linguistic Comparisons: A Case Study Involving Irish And Italian Prepositions, Alessio S. Frenda 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

Cross-Linguistic Comparisons: A Case Study Involving Irish And Italian Prepositions, Alessio S. Frenda

The ITB Journal

Cross-linguistic comparison of unrelated or distantly related languages is often hindered by the lack of a one-to-one correspondence between the formal repertoires of the different languages. This article presents an example of such a situation, where the comparison of the Irish and Italian prepositional inventories is made impossible, on a formal basis, by the different sizes of the two sets of forms and the different semantic segmentation of the spatial-content continuum, i.e., the fact that one and the same form can express different concepts in a way that is cross-linguistically not always valid, and – conversely – that one and the ...


Reflexive And Reciprocal Constructions In Modern Greek, Evangelia Asproudi 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

Reflexive And Reciprocal Constructions In Modern Greek, Evangelia Asproudi

The ITB Journal

This paper examines the various constructions that convey reflexivity and reciprocity in Modern Greek. Modern Greek reflexive and reciprocal constructions are characterized by a considerable degree of overlap between them, in the sense that they are structurally parallel to each other. More concretely, both reflexives and reciprocals in the language can be lexicalized through the addition of the non-active suffix -mai to a transitive verb; moreover, reflexivity and reciprocity can be syntactically realized by means of an active transitive verb followed by a pronominal that is referentially bound to an antecedent. Lastly, pronoun incorporation to a –mai verb constitutes another ...


The First Great Migration, Kojo Osafo, Louis-Philippe de Courcy 2017 Lake Forest College

The First Great Migration, Kojo Osafo, Louis-Philippe De Courcy

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The Persistence Of Memory, Kojo Osafo, Mariana Weisgal 2017 Lake Forest College

The Persistence Of Memory, Kojo Osafo, Mariana Weisgal

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Umbrella, Charles Jones, Camille Lemieux 2017 Lake Forest College

Umbrella, Charles Jones, Camille Lemieux

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Romance Languages, Emily Murman 2017 Lake Forest College

Romance Languages, Emily Murman

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My Grandpa The Barber, Olivia Zyszczynski, Hailey Hart, Cynthia Hahn 2017 Lake Forest College

My Grandpa The Barber, Olivia Zyszczynski, Hailey Hart, Cynthia Hahn

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Trumpeter Or Tundra, 2017 Lake Forest College

Trumpeter Or Tundra

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Ms. Mathias’ 10th Grade English, Katherine Nolte, Regina Thiel 2017 Lake Forest College

Ms. Mathias’ 10th Grade English, Katherine Nolte, Regina Thiel

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Au Bord Du Lac Michigan, Regina Thiel 2017 Lake Forest College

Au Bord Du Lac Michigan, Regina Thiel

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Severance Songs, Joshua Corey, Cynthia Hahn 2017 Lake Forest College

Severance Songs, Joshua Corey, Cynthia Hahn

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Eye To You, April Mixon, Cameron Marchese 2017 Lake Forest College

Eye To You, April Mixon, Cameron Marchese

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Kein Mensch Ist Illegal, Victoria Karker 2017 Lake Forest College

Kein Mensch Ist Illegal, Victoria Karker

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The Gazelle I'Ve Never Seen, Nell Whalen, Cynthia Hahn, Lily Starr 2017 Lake Forest College

The Gazelle I'Ve Never Seen, Nell Whalen, Cynthia Hahn, Lily Starr

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