• The authors:
    Ekaterina V. Kovalenko
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 334-343
  • Section: Cross-cultural component of the linguistic personality in understanding the socio-cultural reality
  • URL:
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-334-343

Abstract: This article deals with the means of rendering functional potential of elliptical constructions in the translation of literary texts from Russian into English. This study of translation techniques is based on the semiotic theory of the text interpretation, as well as on the assumptionthat equivalence of the translation can be achieved on the condition of preserving all kinds of semiotic functions in the literary text.

Keywords: elliptical constructions, semiotic functions, a nonsystematic item, strong/weak (or poetic) implications, equivalency of translation, literary text, stylized oral speech

Ekaterina V. Kovalenko
Institution of Foreign Languages
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia

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