Essays about: "Domestication"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 90 essays containing the word Domestication.

  1. 11. The particular politics of the home : Domestication and parental practices of digital games in everyday life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Magnus Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Domestication theory; digital games; problem gaming; everyday studies; morals; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The masters thesis The particular politics of the home - domestication and parental practices of digital games in everyday life aims at providing a closer look at how games played on phones, consoles or computers are regulated within the everyday of family life. Through semi-structured interviews with nine parents, the author creates understanding for how digital games are not only tied to the moral project of the home, but have their values negotiated in relation to public discourses around games, focused on the perceived harmful aspects. READ MORE

  2. 12. Translating Culture - An analysis of the cultural transfer in literary translation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Linda Pålsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Translation Studies; literary translation; linguistics; Lawrence Venuti; Domestication; Foreignization;

    Abstract : The loss in translation between languages has long been debated, and a current issue within Translation Studies is that of the cultural aspect. Using two opposing concepts by Lawrence Venuti; domestication that is used to assimilate the source culture into the target culture, and foreignization that is used to preserve and highlight the foreign culture in the target text, this paper examines how culture is transferred in literary translation between English and Swedish. READ MORE

  3. 13. The translation of cultural references and hyphenated premodifers in a travel guide about the Caribbean

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Nina Hiltunen; [2018]
    Keywords : Communicative translation; cultural references; domestication; hyphenated premodifiers; translation;

    Abstract : This paper studies how cultural references and hyphenated premodifiers in an English travel guide about the Caribbean are translated into Swedish. The aim is to investigate what strategies that are used when translating cultural references, and why; as well as to see which grammatical structures that appear when translating hyphenated premodifiers from English to Swedish. READ MORE

  4. 14. Wireless Piezoelectric Horse Sensor System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Fysik och elektroteknikLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Fysik och elektroteknikLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Sandra Pantzare; Elin Wollert; [2018]
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    Abstract : The domestication of horses took place at least 2000 BCE. Since then, horses have been used for transportation, agricultural work and even for warfare. Today, horses have been bred into world athletes, used worldwide in equestrian sports. READ MORE

  5. 15. ACROSS THE POND AND BEYOND. A UK/US comparison of game localisation and literary translation from Japanese works

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Theo Gillberg; [2017-08-01]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; video games; localisation; foreignisation; domestication; translation studies; humour; names; role language;

    Abstract : Critics of Venuti‘s foreignisation/domestication concept tend to focus on his vague definitionsof key terms or the limited viability of implementing his ideas in practice. However, fewquestion the premise of his perspective, i.e. linking domesticating translation practices to bothlinguistic and cultural dominance. READ MORE