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《Chinese Translators Journal》 2004-05
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Towards a Dynamic Unit of Translation

Yang Jianding & Zhong Lili (College of Foreign Languages, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing 312000 China)  
This paper makes a brief introduction to the span, a hierarchical dynamic unit of meaning in the rhetorical structure theory (RST). It illustrates with examples that errors in translation basically result from the translators' failure to see the logical relations between the spans and suggests that the span in RST be employed as the unit of translation.
【CateGory Index】: H059
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