International Journal of
English and Literature

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. English Lit.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2626
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEL
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 257

Table of Content: October 2011; 1(8)

September 2013

Translation techniques of figures of speech: A case study of George Orwell's "1984 and Animal Farm"

  Translating figures of speech deals with finding secondary meaning in the source language (SL), and finding cultural meaning and appropriate equivalence in the target language (TL). Figures of speech and multi-word expressions are some of the most challenging translation difficulties. In this article, translation techniques of figures of speech in George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm and their Persian...

Author(s): Elaheh Fadaee

  • Article Number: 46FDD361382

October 2011

Metaphor and the absurd: Reimagining the discourse on nationhood in Ola Rotimi’s plays

  Working within the framework of Lakoff and Johnson’s (1980) model of conceptual metaphor, this paper investigates Ola Rotimi’s use of metaphor to frame the absurdities in the Nigerian society. Previous studies on Ola Rotimi have examined some of his texts from the perspective of the absurd or from literary criticism, but no conscious effort has been made to study the conceptual or cognitive...

Author(s): Ikenna KAMALU

  • Article Number: D88C26C1397