Berman’s Negative Deformation Tendencies in the Persian Translation of Tracy Chevalie’s Girl with a Pearl Earring

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD in Applied Linguistics, Qeshm Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qeshm, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran


The present research analyzed Berman's (2000) negative deformation tendencies in the Persian translation of Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring.The data came from a sample of 100 sentences that were randomly selected from the novel translated into Persian by Goli Emami. The researchers read the English text line by line carefully to find the negative deformation tendencies based on the mentioned model. After finding the mentioned cases, the equivalences used in the Persian translation were found by the researchers. Then, the extent of the translatability of negative deformation tendencies and the most/least frequent ones were presented by the researchers. The results revealed that most deformation tendencies applied in the source text (ST) were not translatable in the target language (TL) by the Persian translator. Also, the most frequently applied tendency in translating the statements was rationalization which seemed to affect syntactic structures. However, the least frequent one was the effacement of the superimposition of languages which refers to the omission of the traces of different forms of languages that coexist in the ST in translation. The significant issue was that the destruction of linguistic patterning which destroys the constructions and patterning of the ST and quantitative impoverishment which is loss of lexical variation in translation, were not employed in the translation. 


Article Title [فارسی]

بررسی گرایشات منفی برمن در ترجمه فارسی "دختری با گوشواره مروارید" اثر تریسی شوالیه

Abstract [فارسی]

پژوهش حاضر در صدد تحلیل گرایشات تغییر شکل منفی برمن در ترجمه فارسی "دختری با گوشواره مروارید" اثر تریسی شوالیه بوده است. به طور خاص ، هدف این تحقیق یافتن گرایشات منفی برمن بوده است.همچنین این پژوهش بیشترین و کمترین گرایشات منفی و میزان ترجمه پذیری این گرایشات بر اساس مدل برمن (2000) را مشخص کرده است. داده ها از یک نمونه 100 جمله ایی، بطور تصادفی از رمان ترجمه شده توسط امامی به فارسی انتخاب شده اند. نتایج نشان داد که بیشتر گرایشات منفی اعمال شده در متن مقصد توسط مترجم فارسی زبان قابل ترجمه نیستند. همچنین ، بیشترین گرایش به کار رفته در ترجمه "اصول عقل گرایی" است که به نظر می رسد به دلیل تأثیرگذاری بر ساختارهای نحوی کاربرد دارد. اما، کمترین موارد متعلق به "عملکرد بیش از حد زبانها" بود که به حذف  اثری از شکلهای مختلف زبانهایی که در ترجمه متن مقصد وجود دارند. مطلب قابل توجه این است که گرایشات "تخریب الگوی زبانی" که سازه ها و الگوسازی متن اصلی را نابود می کند، و "فقر کمی" که از دست دادن تغییر واژگان در ترجمه است ، در این ترجمه به کار نرفته است.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • ترجمه
  • گرایش های تغییر شکل
  • ترجمه ادبی
  • رمان
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