I would like to dedicate my paper to all those who have offered me tremendousassistance during the three years in Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics.
First of all, my heartiest thanks flow to my supervisor, Professor Cao Daogen, forhis helpful guidance, valuable suggestions and constant encouragement both in mystudy and in my life. His profound insight and accurateness about my paper taught meso much that they are engraved on my heart. He provided me with beneficial help andoffered me precious comments during the whole process of my writing, without whichthe paper would not be what it is now.
Also, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the professors who havetaught me in this university that greatly broadened my horizon and enriched myknowledge in my study. Their inspirational and conscientious teaching have providedme with a firm basis for the composing of this paper and will always be of great valueto my future academic research.
My thanks also go to the scholars whose monographs and academic papers haveenlightened me in the writing of this paper.
Finally, I would like to extend my deep gratefulness to my family and friends,especially my three roommates, Chen Linghua, Gong Sha and Huang Jin, whoseencouragement and support have made my accomplishments possible.
During the preparation of the master's thesis, I have received a lot of invaluablehelps from many people. Their comments and advices contribute to theaccomplishment of the thesis.
First of all, the profound gratitude should go to my supervisor Professor CaoDaogen. He has given me great instructions and encouragements throughout theprocess of selecting the research topic, writing the thesis, improving the outline andthe argumentation, and correcting the grammatical errors. His insightful comments onevery draft, which provide me with many enlightening ideas, have inspired me to agreat extent. The thesis could not be finished without his patient guidance.
Secondly, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to all the teachers who havehelped and taught me in this university. I am particularly grateful to Professor ShaoBin and Professor Zhang Ling. Their linguistics courses have broadened my horizonand aroused my interest in linguistics.
I also want to thank all the authors whose books and articles have inspired me inthe entire process of finishing the thesis.
Finally, I am indebted to my parents for supporting me to do whatever I want to. Ialso need to express my gratitude to all my friends, my classmates and my roommatesin particular.
I would like to extend my deep gratitude to all those who have offered mepractical, cordial and selfless support in writing this thesis.
Firstly, I am extremely grateful to my supervisor, Prof. Wang Baorong. He guidesme, influences me and helps me in the process of writing this thesis. It is with hispatience, generosity, and encouragement that I finally write, revise and perfect mythesis.
Secondly, I am much obliged to all teachers who ever taught me during the yearsof my postgraduate studies, esp. Prof. Li Changbao, associate Prof. Shao Youxue,associate Prof. Ceng Qunxia, associate Prof. Chen Xianghong and associate Prof.
Teng Chao. It is these distinguished professors who give me the opportunity to walkinto the academic world. To study with them will always be an honor for me and theirinstructions will follow me in my future studies.
Thirdly, my dear friend, Bao Yizong, who has worked in the audio-visual fieldfor more than three years, has also offered me great help. Based on his real experience,I can really catch a glimpse of the subtitling process and subtitlers' workingenvironment, which paves way for an accurate and pragmatic study of Red Sorghum'sEnglish subtitles.
Lastly, I also want to thank my family members, esp. my wife and my lovelydaughter. It is their understanding and patience that make this thesis possible.
The completion of the thesis is attributed to many people's support andencouragement.
First and foremost, I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude to my supervisor,Professor Cao Daogen, whose patient guidance, valuable suggestions and constantencouragement make me successfully complete this thesis. His conscientious academicspirit and modest, open-minded personality inspire me both in academic study and dailylife. He gives me much help and advice during the whole process of my writing, whichhas made my accomplishments possible.
Also, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the professors who havetaught me in this university. Their instructions have helped broaden my horizon andtheir enlightening teaching has provided me with a solid foundation to accomplish thispaper and will always be of great value for my future career and academic research.
My thanks also go to the authors whose books and articles have given meinspiration in the writing of this paper.
Last but not least, I would like to express my special thanks to my parents, whosecare and support motivate me to move on and make me want to be a better person.