Literature and translation

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Literature and translation

  1. 1. Literature And TranslationName: Virani Nilam v.Role No.:18Sem.:3Paper:E-L-105 Translation StudySubmitted to: S.B.Gardi Department of English ,S.M.K. Bhavnagar University
  2. 2. What is Literature? Coming from Latin word ‘litterae’Use metaphorical Language e.g. ‘My love is like red red rose’X-ray image of society Mrs. Woolfs novelWritten form e.g. Books and Web sites
  3. 3. Cont. Gives information e.g. History book, News paper Expression of idea and feeling e.g. Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’
  4. 4. What is not Literature? Does not have Words E.g. Book but it has picture onlyDirect information e.g. News Paper
  5. 5. What is Translation? A process of translating words e.g. Hello –ohéThe process of turning an original text into a text inanother Language. e.g. Hamlet is translated into Gujarati.
  6. 6. Types Of TranslationParaphrase:• Derive from Latin ‘paraphrasis’• ‘additional manner of expression’• typically explains the text e.g. ‘The signal was red.’- ‘The train was not allowed to proceed.’
  7. 7. Cont… Metaphrase Referring to literal Translation Word by word and line by line translation
  8. 8. Use of TranslationLiterary useTranslation of literary work e.g. Short story, poem etc. Non-literary use Translation of non-literary work e.g. business documentation, letter etc.

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