Extra-linguistic Context and Metaphor Translation

Li-li QIN

Abstract



Besides the linguistic context, translators often have to resort to the context in a broader sense, namely, the extra-linguistic context, including the situational context and the cultural context. When it comes to metaphor translation, this paper will mainly discuss the extra-linguistic context. After talking about the importance of the extra-linguistic context in metaphor translation, this paper elaborates on how situational context and cultural context decide the approach to metaphor translation.
Key words: extra-linguistic context, metaphor translation, approaches to translation
Résumé: En plus du contexte linguistique , les traducteurs recourent souvent au contexte dans un sens plus large , soit le contexte extra-linguistique qui comprend le contexte de situation et celui de culture . Ce texte cherche surtout à découvrir la relation entre le contexte extra-linguistique et la traduction de métaphore . Après , ce texte expose de façon détaillée les rôles cruciaux que jouent le contexte de situation et celui de culture sur les approches de traduction de métaphore .
Mots-clés: contexte extra-linguistique, traduction de métaphore, approche de traduction

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.css.1923669720050101.020

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