On Syntactical Iconicity in Literary Image Translation: Taking the Four English Versions of Bian Cheng for Example

Jianjiao TENG


Image translation is an important area in literary translation. From the perspective of syntactical analysis of image translation of the Border Town, this research shows that the target images tend to possess the features of sentence pattern iconicity and sequential iconicity compared with the source images which are quite extraordinary under the circumstance of different syntactical structures between Chinese and English. It can be foreseen that the findings in this research will further enhance more researches in image translation.


Image translation; Syntactical iconicity; Bian Cheng

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11137


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