. Genre specific of the poem by P.A. Viazemsky “Commemoration of the battle of Borodino”
... to the genre of elegy on death. It is important to note that the poem “Commemoration of the battle of Borodino” can be regarded as a documentary poem, reflection of the poet-soldier, later described in his memoirs “Memories of 1812”.
P. A. Viazemsky, ode, elegy on death, memoirs, genre, battle poetry, classicism, metaphor