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Ozturk Kasar, Sündüz; Can, Alize – Online Submission, 2017
Classroom environment can be thought as an absolute place to practice and improve translation skills of students. They have the possibility to brainstorm and discuss problematic points they face with each other during a translation activity. It can be estimated in the same way in a literary translation class. Students who are supposed to become…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Translation, College Students, Literary Genres
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Pullinger, Debbie – Children's Literature in Education, 2015
Amongst the wide variety of poetic forms found across children's poetry, the list is strikingly prevalent. Drawing on Umberto Eco's theory of lists, the article examines how the poetic list plays out in the work of a number of children's poets, distinguishing four sub-categories, each of which operates in a slightly different way. After a brief…
Descriptors: Poetry, Childrens Literature, Literary Genres, Poets
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Sabeti, Shari – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2017
This article describes an empirical study of the ways in which one group of adaptors transformed the plays of William Shakespeare into the medium of the comic book for use in school classrooms. It explores the choices, dilemmas, processes and responsibilities they experienced in doing so. These adaptors had to tackle the burden of…
Descriptors: Drama, English Literature, Classics (Literature), Cartoons
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Campbell, Cary – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
Attention to sub-conscious and pre-conceptual cognition is often neglected in educational research and theory, which, through failing to adequately conceptualize the emergence of perceptual learning, often inadvertently privileges a narrow and disembodied approach that emphasizes 'abstract symbolic processing' at the expense of more sensory forms…
Descriptors: Art Education, Advocacy, Cognitive Processes, Semiotics
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Hoel, Trude – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2015
The article present parts of a research project where the aim is to investigate six- to seven-year-old children's language use in storytelling. The children's oral texts are based on the wordless picture book "Frog, Where Are You?" Which has been, and still remains, a frequent tool for collecting narratives from children. The Frog story…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Semiotics, Language Usage, Story Telling
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Maleska, Kalina – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
This essay explores the theme of the double in Umberto Eco's "The Island of the Day Before," Joseph Conrad's "The Secret Sharer" and Zivko Chingo's "The Big Water." While traditionally the double is connected with the evil alter-ego of the protagonist, what brings these three works together (by an Italian, English and…
Descriptors: Novels, Literary Genres, Literary Devices, Twentieth Century Literature
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Guerra, Andreia; Braga, Marco – Science & Education, 2014
Various science education researchers believe that science tuition should include some discussion about how science has developed over time. Therefore, deliberations about the nature of science should be integrated in the science curriculum. Many researchers argue that teaching the history of science is a good way to place the nature of science in…
Descriptors: Science Education History, Intellectual History, Educational Development, Curriculum Enrichment
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Trifonas, Peter Pericles – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2007
In "The Name of the Rose," Umberto Eco essentially presents an educative vision of some basic semiotic principles that infuse the textual form of a popular fictional genre--the detective story. In effect, it characterizes the postmodernization of the traditional "whodunnit" moving the genre from the realm of "the real" or the plausible into the…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Linguistic Theory, Aesthetics, Authors
Tomulet, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The intention of this work is to show that Plotinus' metaphysics, his theory of Intellect, can be interpreted as a philosophy of the sign. The fact that Plotinus describes Intellect, the world of real beings, as a sign or a trace of the One is well-known, and we use this aspect in our work. However, what is even more important from our perspective…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Linguistic Theory, Classical Literature, Epistemology
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Ertl, Istvan; Lo Jacomo, Francois – Language Problems and Language Planning, 1994
An interview with Umberto Eco, novelist and linguist, addresses issues in international communication of the future, and particularly the role of Esperanto in a rapidly changing, culturally diverse world society. Topics discussed include translation, native language and multilingualism, and politics of language. (MSE)
Descriptors: Esperanto, Futures (of Society), Interviews, Language Attitudes
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Winter, Michael F. – Library Quarterly, 1994
Discusses a scholar's reactions to libraries made by Umberto Eco in "De Biblioteca." Topics addressed include functions of libraries, including collecting; accessibility of materials; the scholar's creative use of libraries, and discovering materials not looked for or known about; North American research libraries; photocopying; and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Creativity, Libraries, Library Collections
Frentz, Thomas S. – Pre/Text: An International Journal of Rhetoric, 1988
Examines how the repressed feminine principle affects the four major discourses in Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose." Discusses the historical relationship between the masculine and the feminine in language and religion. Uses that historical frame to guide a close textual analysis of dialectical interplay between the masculine and the…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Femininity, Literary Criticism, Masculinity
Ertl, Istvan; Lo Jacomo, Francois – 1996
Excerpts of the interview with Umberto Eco, a prominent semiotician, by two specialists in Esperanto focused on the role of translation, which paradoxically appears to be essential for the existence of a universal language such as Esperanto. Topics addressed include the perceived conflict between the existence of a "perfect," universal…
Descriptors: English, Esperanto, Futures (of Society), Intercultural Communication
Peterson, Eric E. – 1977
Communication models suggest that oral interpretation is a communicative process, that this process may be represented by specification of implicit and explicit content and structure, and that the models themselves are useful. This paper examines these assumptions through a comparative analysis of communication models employed by oral…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Analysis, Interpretive Reading, Masters Theses
McCracken, Tim – 1989
Honors education is not immune from the current controversy concerning the role of the literary canon. Indeed, the problem seems especially crucial for honors programs, for their curriculums are often multi-disciplinary in their approaches to culture and history. The solution may lie in what Linda Hutcheon calls the "poetics of the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English Instruction, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum
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