Cross-cultural Pragmatics: The Translation of Implicit Compliments in Subtitles

Bruti, Silvia (2006)

in JoSTrans Issue 06

http://www.jostrans.org/ 

Edited by Díaz Cintas, Jorge & Pilar Orero & Aline Remael

ABSTRACT
This paper focuses on the strategic function of implicit compliments, aiming to evaluate their contribution to positive and negative politeness and their translation in interlingual subtitles (from English into Italian).

 

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