Essays about: "linguistic dominance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words linguistic dominance.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Representation in Tennis: Research on British Newspaper Coverage of Wimbledon

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Vitor Fernandez; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; sports; tennis; media; representation; corpus linguistics;

    Abstract : Throughout the history of society, women have fought hard to have equal rights in relation to men in all aspects of life. This demand for equality goes on until today and even though feminists around the world have made progress in relations to right to vote, to hold political offices and equal salary there are still advances to be made. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. POWER IN TRANSLATION. Bringing Japan to the West

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Theo Gillberg; [2016-09-02]
    Keywords : Japanska; SIK; Japanese; Murakami; Venuti; foreignisation; domestication; translation studies; cultural dominance; hegemony;

    Abstract : Studying the Japanese language in translation is highly interesting, given its many unique linguistic features and the distinctive cultural setting in which it is primarily used. Adopting Japanese works into Western languages like Swedish or English is therefore very challenging, as there is no shared syntax, language family or cultural background. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linguistic Landscaping in Singapore: The Local Linguistic Ecology and the Roles of English

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Hoa Tang; [2016]
    Keywords : linguistic landscape; the ecology of language; language ecology; linguistic dominance; niches; multilingual ism ; English imperialism; diffusion-of-English paradigm; language shift; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The present thesis, adopting the ecology of language as its conceptual orientation as well as employing linguistic landscape as its methodological tool to collect and analyze data, firstly aims at investigating (1) how the four official languages of Singapore namely Malay, (Mandarin) Chinese, Tamil, and English have been deployed on signs by three different social actors, i.e. READ MORE