Translation Breakdown
 Translation Consequences
 Translation Limitations
 A Translation Mandate
 A Translation Issue
 Vulnerability Defined
 A Vulnerability
 So what does that mean?
 The Consequent Difference of John
 So What is John?

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 Exploring Translation Theories (25)
 Leaving the Jewish Fold (3)
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 The Creative Word (19)
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 The Oral Gospel Tradition (4)
 We the People (8)


Friday, 30 September 2016
Jakobson vs. Eco

Pym then invites comparison between Jakobson's work and that of Umberto Eco, who describes forms for the interpretant:

  • An equivalent sign in another semiotic system (a drawing of a dog corresponds to the word 'dog').
  • An index directed to a single object (smoke signifies the existence of a fire).
  • A definition in the same system ('salt' signifies 'sodium chloride').
  • An emotive association which acquires the value of an established connotation ('dog' signifies 'fidelity').
  • A 'translation into another language', or substitution by a synonym.

We can see many of these acts of interpretation around us in everyday speech an life exchanges.

Posted By Jonathan, 8:00am Comment Comments: 0