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Translating Japanese Free-Verse Poetry: Strategy and Theory in Translating Kawaji Ryūkō’s Roadside FlowersDownload
The publication of Kawaji Ryūkō’s (川路柳虹, 1888-1959) Shinshi yonshō (新詩四章 “Four New Poems”) in the journal Shijin (詩人) in 1907 has been described as pioneering the genre of Japanese free-verse poetry. This poetry differed from previous Japanese poetic works in both form and content by eschewing...
In Magnolia: Stories of Taiwanese Women by Tzeng Ching-wen, Tzeng Ching-wen writes about women’s suffering. The fictional women in this collection suffer because of the commitment to their responsibilities, which are framed by conformity. Conformity is a set by responsibilities that people have,...
The art of writing in the Zhuangzi has become a subject of considerable interest in recent years, but many perspectives have yet to be explored. The Zhuangzi is known for its delicate and protean art of writing. Its aesthetic value outweighs its other aspects. I was inspired by Wang Zhongling’s...
The two kinds of Japanese adjectives, i-adjectives and na-adjectives, along with nouns, employ different forms (-i, -na, and no) to modify a noun. Based on such patterns, along with other grammatical characteristics identified in constructed examples, boundaries between lexical categories have...
Spoken and written data were analysed to examine the use of first person pronouns (1PP) in Japanese by non-native speakers (NNS), and then compared to 1PP use by native speakers (NS). For English NS who are used to obligatory subjects in their L1, Japanese 1PP poses challenges since Japanese 1PP...
Pronouns serve a variety of functions in everyday language use. They not only function as reference, but also reflect the values of language users. This research focuses on the uses of a non-standard form of third-person pronoun in Chinese social media. There are three third person singular...
This thesis investigates the interactional functions of yinwei-clauses in Mandarin conversation. Adopting the methodology of Conversation Analysis and Interactional Linguistics, the present study explores the function of yinwei-clause in 11 hours of everyday Mandarin conversational data....
This study investigated the current state of Ikema—a dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan language spoken on Ikema Island and two other small communities in southern Japan—among speakers aged between late 40s and late 60s in the Ikema Island community, by focusing on their proficiency levels and their past...