THE RAVEN AND ITS FLIGHT TO THE BRAZILIAN SIGN LANGUAGE

2018-12-26T02:47:15Z (GMT) by Emerson Cristian Pereira dos Santos

Abstract Poe’s The raven has received several translations since it was first published in 1845, with many translators having already ventured into trying to understand its plot, which centers around a raven and its simple, albeit cold and terrifying, reply to a lonely bereaved lover, in an effort to transpose it into other languages and cultures. Now this enigmatic bird has come to visit the Brazilian deaf culture. This article discusses some strategies used in my translation of the poem into LIBRAS (Brazilian Sign Language)