A Comparative Study on Translators’ Styles in Literary Translation
This paper mainly discusses different translation styles of three translators. Treasure Island is the most popular production of Robert Louis Stevenson which attracts readers throughout the world for its creative and fascinating plot. In China, there are Chinese versions by many translators including Xi Shizi, Xin Ruo and Rong Rude. This paper extracts Chapter Thirteen from the work and compares the translation styles of the three translators with living examples. These comparisons are made from three aspects: translation of words, phrases and sentences.
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