Validity of the Principle of Dynamic Equivalence

Yinhua Xiang
2012 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
The principle of dynamic equivalence aims at arousing similar response between the source text readers and the target text readers. To achieve this goal, a D-E translation should strive for the "closest natural equivalent" of the source text. This approach toward translation is of great validity which is based on linguistic commonness of all langages and cultural and psychological similarities of all human beings. The former enables the possibility of faithful reproduction of the original
more » ... the original message, namely, the "closest natural equivalent of the source-language message" while the latter guarantee the possibility of "similar response." Index Terms-validity, principle of dynamic equivalence, linguistic bases, cultural and psychological bases
doi:10.4304/jltr.3.1.200-204 fatcat:46i5wunq4vfshd7kmkkslaj2tu