A Contrastive Analysis Between French and Chinese Substitution Types Within the Framework of Functional Systemic Grammar

Weihong ZHOU, Wei WANG


This paper compares the three major types of substitution in French and Chinese discourses and finds that substitution is a necessary cohesive device to achieve text coherence in both languages, implicating some applicable enlightenment for translation between French and Chinese.


Contrastive analysis; French; Chinese; Substitution

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11026


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