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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(16); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061623.

Causal Analysis of Cohesion and Coherence Errors in Discourse Translation


Xiaojing Chen

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Xiaojing Chen

School of Foreign Language, Huaiyin Institute of Technology, Huaian, 223003, China


Cohesion is an important means of ensuring discourse coherence. Both English and Chinese have cohesive ties. But they are different on the use of cohesive devices including reference, ellipsis, substitution and conjunction. English focuses on grammar, hypotaxis and subject, while Chinese concentrates on vocabulary, parataxis and theme. Understanding the factors of cohesive errors can help students improve their translation ability.


discourse; cohesion; cohesive devices

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Xiaojing Chen. Causal Analysis of Cohesion and Coherence Errors in Discourse Translation. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 16: 151-155. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061623.


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