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Qiu, Wensheng. 2015. Metaphoricity of poetry and translation: Perspectives from the poetics. Journal of Tianjin Foreign Studies University 1 : 29–34. 6 pp. URL
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Metaphorical rhetoric of poetry concerns itself with the rhetorical quality of poetic metaphor to regard metaphoricity as the poetic attribute of poetry, i.e. metaphorical linguistic expressions in poetry as directly or indirectly reflecting aesthetic concepts and experience structures. There exists an inherent correspondence between linguistic form and content of poetic metaphor in rhetorical aspect. The translator, in the translation of metaphoricity-prominent poetic texts, should have a metaphor-sensitive method for detecting the poetic metaphor in terms of sound, syntax or meaning, and also a capacity to construct the poetic metaphor from the poetic perspective.