Articles by Author: Amandabb Nokele

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  1. Metaphor in Mandela's <em>Long Walk To Freedom</em>: A cross-cultural comparison

    Metaphor in Mandela's <em>Long Walk To Freedom</em>: A cross-cultural comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The translatability of metaphors has been widely discussed within the discipline of translation studies. Van den Broeck (1981) suggests three strategies for translating metaphor. These were tested within the theoretical framework of descriptive translation studies (DTS) and the results reported...
  2. <em>Shehe!</em> Don't go there!: AC Jordan's <em>Ingqumbo Yeminyanya</em> (The Wrath of the Ancestors) in English

    <em>Shehe!</em> Don't go there!: AC Jordan's <em>Ingqumbo Yeminyanya</em> (The Wrath of the Ancestors) in English

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    As the title suggests, this article highlights some of the translation strategies used by Archibald Campbell Jordan to transfer ideas and aspects of culture from isiXhosa into English in Ingqumbo Yeminyanya. Ingqumbo Yeminyanya is a classic novel in isiXhosa which...
  3. Identifying conceptual metaphors using the Metaphor Identification Procedure Vrije Universiteit (MIPVU)

    Identifying conceptual metaphors using the Metaphor Identification Procedure Vrije Universiteit (MIPVU)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Little or no research has been done on conceptual metaphor and its translations in isiXhosa. No report has been found on the use in African languages of the metaphor identification tool developed by Steen et al. (2010). This problem is...