Translation Shifts in Spatial and Temporal Deixis: A Trend Towards a More Subjective Narrative Mood in Fiction Translation

@article{Abualadas2018TranslationSI,
  title={Translation Shifts in Spatial and Temporal Deixis: A Trend Towards a More Subjective Narrative Mood in Fiction Translation},
  author={Othman Ahmad Ali Abualadas},
  journal={Arab World English Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={182-196}
}
  • O. Abualadas
  • Published 15 February 2018
  • Art
  • Arab World English Journal
This study examines the translational deictic shifts in three Arabic translations of the English novel Wuthering Heights and the effect of this shift in the spatio-temporal point of view and stylistic features of the original. The study finds shift in spatial and temporal deixis that manifests a strong tendency towards increasing the ‘level of enunciation’ of narrators’ spatial and temporal location within the narrative. This shift brings the main narrator closer to the other characters in… 
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