Speak and the Birds’ Symbolism

Anguish, hope, and forgiveness may not be the first connections a person makes to the idea of birds. In her novel, Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson is able to transform ordinary birds into powerful symbols. Heavy/controversial topics are discussed in Anderson’s work, and not all of her message can be conveyed through literal concepts on the … Read more

Speak and the Birds’ Symbolism

Anguish, hope, and forgiveness may not be the first connections a person makes to the idea of birds. In her novel, Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson is able to transform ordinary birds into powerful symbols. Heavy/controversial topics are discussed in Anderson’s work, and not all of her message can be conveyed through literal concepts on the … Read more

The importance of preparation for interpreting assignment

Gaining familiarity with the subject matter to be discussed at an upcoming assignment is important. It is also said that no matter what kind of job you do, being prepared beforehand is of great significance; especially for interpreters, the more you are prepared, the better interpretation you will produce. According to Gillies (2013), the reason … Read more