Category of Modality Through the Prism of Multipole Approaches in the Modern Translation Theory

Nataliia Holubenko, Vladislava Demetskaya


This paper presents a brief theoretical overview of the dimensions and some of the main features of the contemporary approaches to translation studies tracing the development of the paradigm shift concept in translation from linguistic-oriented to communicatively- and cognitively-based perspectives. The emergence of the developmental ideas in translation theory proves that modern scientists continue to draw a parallel between translation and other intellectual activities, phenomena, and systemic entities. The purpose of the study is to shed light on the contemporary approaches to translation of the last decades of the 21st century such as the cognitive translational theory of situated translation, a narrative approach to translation studies, and an adaptive approach to translation emphasizing their relevance and applicability for theory and practice of translation. Besides, the study accentuates the relevancy of the selected approaches to analyze the category of modality in translation with the accent on solving the problems of cognitive background, narrative environment, adaptivity of implicit modality in translation.

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Translation theory, Translation approach, Translation methods, Paradigm shifts, Category of modality

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