Essays about: "arabic metaphors"

Found 3 essays containing the words arabic metaphors.

  1. 1. Imagery and Class in Abd el-Malik Nuri’s Short Story The South Wind

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arabiska

    Author : Leila Chaar; [2012]
    Keywords : Abd el-Malik Nuri; Rih al-Janub; The South Wind; Arabic Language; Iraqi Literature; Modern Arabic Literature; The Realistic Short Story; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to analyze selected passages of the short story The South Wind by the Iraqi writer Abd el-Malik Nuri, which was done in order to find out how the description of characters, setting, and events, are related to class. The main research questions dealt with how the use of word choice and imagery are used in connection to the setting and characterization, but also how the events and agentivity are presented, and what they reveal about class. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Comparison of Arabic Literature Translation into English and Swedish : Inverstigating Domestication in the Translation of Arabic Cultural Words - Imarat Yaqubyan as acase in point

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Tolk- och översättarinstitutet

    Author : Lamia Al Taai; [2011]
    Keywords : Arabic Cultural Words; Arabic-English Translation; Arabic-Swedish Translation; Domestication; False Domestication; Pedersen’s Strategies; The Yacoubian Building; Yacoubians Hus;

    Abstract : Imarat Yaqubyan is a contemporary Arabic novel that encompasses an intensive and variable Arabic culture; this study contains a survey in tables of cultural words, according to Newmark’s categories, “material culture”, “social culture”, “originations”, and  “gestures and habits”, as well as their correspondences in the English and the Swedish translated novel versions. In this tripled language study, Arabic, English and Swedish, I undertake a qualitative comparison between the translation strategies used by each translator of the English and Swedish versions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The realization of time metaphors and the cultural implications : An analysis of the Quran and English Quranic translations

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Sara Eweida; [2007]
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    Abstract : The aims of this paper were to contrast English usages of 'time' metaphors with Quranic Arabic realizations and their representations in three English Quranic translations. Three noted translations of the Quran were used, namely, those done by, Pickthall, Yusuf Ali and Asad ('Quran Search,' 2007). READ MORE