Etudes slavo-romanes- Славяно- романские разыскания
Edited By Olga Inkova
Lucyna GEBERT: Im perfective , im perfect an d event s tru c tu re in Slav ic an d R om ance languages: som e parallellism s The aim o f the paper is to systematize a num ber o f different semantic values, nam ely the durative/continuous, iterative, and accomplished fact value (including ‘general factual’ meaning), that underlie the im perfec tive aspect form in Slavic languages such as Russian and Polish. The event structure analysis proves that all the values conveyed by the im- perfective form can be traced back to a unitary meaning o f extension. Some analogies and parallelisms from this point o f view between Slavic imperfective and Romance imperfect are presented. Keywords: verbal aspect, imperfective, imperfect, Slavic, Romance. Laura SALMON: R esolving th e «diegetic tense» asym m etry in lite ra ry tran s la tio n from R ussian in to Ita lian (on th e exam ple of Filial by S. Dovlatov) In expressing the position o f each action in the chronological diegetic line verbal systems o f different languages are one to each other asym metrical. In translating artistic fiction this asymmetry frequently leads to deep source language’s interferences with a serious damage for the ad dressee’s reception. The case o f translation from Russian (a language with aspectual dominance) into Italian (a language with a tem poral dom inance) is of interest, especially when the source text offers a complex diegetic structure. It is the case o f...
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