Stylistic features in scientific and technical texts on Engineering

Authors: Loseva O.M. Published: 24.11.2015
Published in issue: #12(38)/2015  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2015-12-320  
Category: Technological aspects of the engineering education | Chapter: Philology. Linguistics  
Keywords: stylistics, translation, metaphor, comparison, epithets

The article studies specific features of scientific texts in engineering. Attention is drawn to the problem of using stylistic devices in scientific texts. In the paper we describe difficulties of translating metaphors, epithets, and comparisons and give examples of stylistically coloured expressions from scientific journals and the Internet.

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