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Volume 50, 2018The International Scientific and Practical Conference “Current Issues of Linguistics and Didactics: The Interdisciplinary Approach in Humanities and Social Sciences” (CILDIAH-2018)
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|Published online||12 October 2018|
Homophonic Translation as Humpty-Dumpty’s Choice
Irkutsk State University, Department of Translation and Translatology, 664000, Irkutsk, Russia
2 Irkutsk State Agrarian University named after Ezhevsky, Department of Foreign Languages, 664038, Irkutsk district, Irkutsk, Russia
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The article considers mechanisms of sense formation in the course of receptive speech activity and deformation of the source text meaning as a result of intentional receptive distortion in the course of auditory perception. Homophonic translation termed soramimi is discussed as a product of audial perception, as a carnivalized text and as a result of an interpretative strategy of cognitive dissonance alignment. We hereby address the auditory modality from the viewpoint of its inherent potential for misinterpretation, both intentional and unintentional. The perceptional phenomena are viewed through addressee’s strategies of realizing the semantic potential of the target text across several languages.
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