Cohesion And Translation In Literature

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CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION This chapter introduces the present study. It presents some basic issues concerning this study including the background of the study (Section 1.1), the statement of the research problems (Section 1.2), the purposes of the study (Section 1.3), a brief overview of the research methodology (Section 1.4), the significance of the study (Section 1.5), the clarification of some key terms (Section 1.6), and the organization of the paper (Section 1.7). Background of the Study Translation plays an important role in the modern era. At this time, it is very common that a country builds cooperation with other countries in any field, and translation helps the cooperation run well. Translation, based on some experts, is rendering…show more content…
Compared to other academic disciplines, translation studies could be said to be relatively young, although practically it is initiated by writing (Ajunwa, 2015). Writing is not an easy skill to master, and so is the translation. Translation concerns many aspects, including cohesion and coherence in both the source texts and the target texts. Eggins (2014) and Bloor & Bloor (2004) say that cohesion and coherence can determine the quality of a text. Cohesion and coherence concern the way a text relates to its context and the way parts of a text are related each other. They would remain constant in translation (Hatim&Mason, 1990) and help to reach well-constructed and understandable texts or writing (Halliday & Hasan, 1976:…show more content…
What is the implication of cohesion transfer for foreign language pedagogy? Purpose of the Study In accordance with the research problems presented above, the present study seeks to examine: the realization of the lexical cohesion in the source text, the transfer of the lexical cohesion from the source text to the target text, and the implication of cohesion transfers for foreign language pedagogy. Method of the Study The study uses qualitative research method because it has something to do and is appropriate for the writer's field. Additionally, the topic of the current study is suitable to be examined by qualitative research. In order to get the answer to the research questions, the study uses one form of qualitative research, content analysis. Content analysis works not only of texts but also of arts, images, maps, sounds, signs, symbols, even numerical records may be included the data texts serve as a convenient metaphor in content analysis. Berelson (1952) cited in Krippendorff (2013) claims that content analysis as "a study technique for the objective, systematic, and quantitative description of the manifest content of communication". Significance of the
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