Epilogue: A functional linguistic approach to translation studies
Linguistic Explorations in Translation Studies - Analyses of English Translations of Ancient Chinese Poems and Lyrics - Guowen Huang
Guowen Huang [+]
South China Agricultural University
Chapter 14 highlights the significance of a linguistic approach to translation studies. It proposes six steps in applying Systemic Functional Linguistics to translation, including (i) observation, (ii) interpretation, (iii) description, (iv) analysis, (v) explanation, and (vi) evaluation. This chapter also illustrates how the six steps are applied in the investigation of English translations of ancient Chinese poems.