The Role of Adaptation in Translation and the Aim of Communication


While translating a literary work, it is essential to adapt it to the readers´ language and culture. This is proved through the Umberto Eco´s concept of `Model/Empirical Reader´ and the F. Israel´s concept of `the relative aesthetic and emotional repercussion´ which is considered as the primary aim of literary translation. To sum up, adaptation is an inseparable part of the translation procedure, since communication is the aim.

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