Aesthetic Representation in English to Chinese Translation of Business Letter

Xue JIANG, Haibin GUO


With the increasing frequency of commercial activities and international contacts, Business English has become imperative medium for international communication. Business letter, as an important branch of business English, plays a crucial role in international trade. This paper introduces the definition of translation and aesthetics, aesthetic representation, discusses business letter and its language characteristics, makes an analysis of word, sentence and discourse translation of English business letter from the perspective of aesthetic representation. It aims to provide a new perspective for the translation of business letter.


Translation and aesthetics; Aesthetic representation; Business letter

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