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Learning Chinese Ancient Poems from the Perspective of English--Take Tianjingsha as an Example

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2021.58018 | Downloads: 16 | Views: 871


Qichu Liu 1


1 Shaanxi Normal University, Xian, Shaanxi, 710000, China

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Qichu Liu


Nowadays an increasing number of people choose to learn Chinese, as the language has progressively become an international language. This paper is concerned with ancient Chinese poetry. First of all, it mentions the theory of poetry. After that, the example of the ancient poem Tianjingsha is given. While translating the ancient poem, the author realized that it is not easy to express the mood of Chinese poetry properly in English. Chinese expression, especially in poetry, is different from that of English. This article is characterized by the author’s translation of Tianjingsha in two ways of his own as well as his appreciation of it.


Chinese poetry, Ancient poem translation, Tianjingsha


Qichu Liu. Learning Chinese Ancient Poems from the Perspective of English--Take Tianjingsha as an Example. Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2021) 5: 84-88. DOI:


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