A Contrastive Analysis of Synaesthesia Between Sensorial Adjectives in English and Chinese
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- synaesthesia, sensorial adjectives, transfer, culture
Synaesthesia is both a physiological and psychological phenomenon and a language and cultural phenomenon. Synaesthesia semantic phenomenon abounds in both Chinese and English vocabulary. This paper aims at elaborating the accidental similarities, distinguished differences and the lacking of counterparts phenomenon in synaesthesia vocabulary in Chinese and English. This is of great significance because it can shed some light on the translation of sensorial adjectives and facilitate cultural exchanges.
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TY - CONF AU - Ying Zhou PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/18 TI - A Contrastive Analysis of Synaesthesia Between Sensorial Adjectives in English and Chinese BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Inter-cultural Communication (ICELAIC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 151 EP - 153 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.322 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.322 ID - Zhou2020 ER -