Essays about: "how language affects culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words how language affects culture.

  1. 1. Translating Away Culture: A look at how indirect translation affected the cultural aspects of the book Ur Varselklotet by Simon Stålenhag when it was translated into Japanese using English as a pivot language

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : Adam Osbäck; [2021]
    Keywords : Japanese; indirect translation; translation problems; analysis; Ur Varselklotet;

    Abstract : In this case study, the Swedish artbook Ur Varselklotet along with its English direct translation Tales from The Loop and the indirectly translated Japanese version za・rūpu will be examined and compared. This study will be analysing the different translations to see how certain Swedish words from the source text were affected by first being translated into English and then being translated again from the English translation into Japanese. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Dark Souls of Internationalization : Video Game Developers Enter the Chinese Market

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michael Wagner; [2020]
    Keywords : Video Games; Internationalization; China; Institutional Environment; Localization; Piracy;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes how the institutional environment of the Chinese market affects market entry by foreign PC video game developers. The thesis utilizes a qualitative, multiple case study of five independent PC video game developers from around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Narrative and Gender: Similarities and differences in written narratives produced from same- and opposite-gender perspective in Modern Greek

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Grekiska (nygrekiska)

    Author : Lambrini Kokkali; [2020]
    Keywords : discourse analysis; gender representation; males; females; Greek language; Greek society; narrative text; picture-story; stereotypes; story-grammars; storytelling; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Narrative and gender are both notions closely connected to culture and society. Narrative, on the one hand, is not just the art of telling stories, it carries deeper meanings, evokes feelings, and even affects our actions and interactions with one another. READ MORE

  4. 4. Culture and 3D animation : A study of how culture and body language affects the perception of animated 3D characters

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Theo Dahle; [2019]
    Keywords : Body language; body language perception; cultural differences; game animation;

    Abstract : This study examined the differences and similarities in how animated 3D characters were perceived by individuals from Sweden and China. The study also attempted to examine how cultural aspects influenced the participants’ perceptions. Parts of the study were conducted through collaboration with the Chinese game company, Focus Games. READ MORE

  5. 5. Att bädda in en medarbetare från en annan nationell kultur : en fallstudie på Lantmännen Maskin

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elisabeth Hidén; Esther Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : Organisationsteori; Organisationskultur; Gruppbildning; Inbäddning;

    Abstract : Syftet med studien har varit att studera vad som händer i en organisation när en individ från en annan nationell kultur kommer till arbetsplatsen, och vilka faktorer som påverkar inbäddningen. Studien har bestått av en fallstudie, där fyra anläggningar tillhörande Lantmännen Maskin och Swecon har besökts, två i Uppsala och två i Staffanstorp. READ MORE