Text Coherence in Translation

Yanping Zheng

Abstract


In the thesis a coherent text is defined as a continuity of senses of the outcome of combining concepts and relations into a network composed of knowledge space centered around main topics. And the author maintains that in order to obtain the coherence of a target language text from a source text during the process of translation, a translator can utilize the following approaches: retention of the continuity of senses of a text; reconstruction of the target text for the purpose of continuity; coherence complement in translation and the extracting and foregrounding of topic sentences in translation.

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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