Author: adambernards

I Believe I Have Crossed The Void

Hello All, First, the important stuff: HereΒ is the link to my final project. Due to some strange exam-time thought processes, I thought I would go with Blogspot rather than WordPress. Maybe it's because I've been looking at WordPress blogs all semester, maybe it's because I like to be different. Maybe it's just inexplicable, but that's … Continue reading I Believe I Have Crossed The Void

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Long Form Argument and Its Various Forms

This week's readings on long form argument seem to point to one thing, whether that is explicitly like in "After the Document Model", or more subtly through their form like the Scalar readings and the Storify article, that is, that scholarly discussion and production is changing. Gone are the days where one's only option is … Continue reading Long Form Argument and Its Various Forms

Annotated Bibliography: Lost in Translation

AlBzoor, Baseel Ali. β€œSemantic and Pragmatic Failure in Translating Literary Texts: Translators’ Inconsistency And/or Textual Resistance.” Ph.D. Purdue University, 2011. ProQuest. Web. 23 Oct. 2015. *AlBzoor explores the various problems that arise when one considers the structural makeup of different languages, and the editorial and semantic choices a translator must make in order to produce … Continue reading Annotated Bibliography: Lost in Translation

Project Proposal: Lost in Translation (a working title)

As someone who is officially qualified as bilingual (I speak both French and English fluently), who also has a relatively advanced knowledge of Latin, I have always been fascinated with language and how it functions; in particular how words are translated from one language to another. Much of my education in languages has been surrounded … Continue reading Project Proposal: Lost in Translation (a working title)

The Onion: An Empire Founded on Satire

Adam Bernards Susan Brown ENGL 4310 September 28, 2015 "β€œThis guy’s really interested in the poor, so we should have something nice to say, like, I don’t know, how they’re salt-of-the-earth people or how they’re humble or something like that,” said Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), one of several dozen representatives who stood … Continue reading The Onion: An Empire Founded on Satire