M1: Unit 4: Chapter 5 Solution

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To identify the capital sought by the translators you need to look into a number of things. First, you need to examine their language choices: are these choices targeted at the mainstream of audience, or do they cater for an elite audience? Second, you need to look into the venue used for circulating the translations: the publishers, the publication series, or the theatre troupe (if the translation happens to be for the stage) and the kind of audience associated with these.