On C-E Translation of Movie Names Based on Skopostheorie

DOI: https://doi.org/10.32629/rerr.v1i1.52

Wei Zhang, Xue Chen, Xinyu Bu

Abstract

Movie name, as an indispensable component of the movie as a whole, is used to transmit the ideas of the movies, please audiences with aesthetic value, and enhance the interests of watchers to watch it. Skopos theory highlights the importance of both the translator and the culture and it makes the translator find a suitable mode to translate the names of movies. Movie name translation has become a important part of translation studies. Skopos theory can lead the translator to do a rendering of movie names while he/she knows the objectives of translation.

Keywords

movie name; Skopostheorie; translation method

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