The rhetoric and logic of the representations of the Russian-Turkish War of 1877–1878 in Russian public discourse
... languages both to describe and to transform reality, as well as to produce a collective action. The tremendous public excitement, which spread across the most diverse strata of the Russian Empire in 1876—1877, was indicative of an effective mobilisation rhetoric. However, the disappointment, which quickly followed, and the devaluation of the events of those years by public opinion suggest that, although sanctioned by the authorities, the language of mobilisation was not effectively controlled by them....
The rhetorical question as an explicator of modal meanings in the text of the novel The brothers Karamazov by F.M. Dostoyevsky
The author considers the features of rhetorical question as an explicator of modal semantics in the novel The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The article identifies the scope of objective modality and subjective modality meanings of rhetorical question and addresses its text-forming ...
Linguistic Means Expressing Argumentation in Judicial Discourse late 19th: The Prosecutor’s Speech in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
... Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. The author identifies logical and psychological types of argumentation characteristic of the 19th-century courtroom speeches. Such speeches use a complex structure of theses and arguments and employ various pragmatic and rhetorical means and devices alongside compound and complex sentences. The force of persuasion of the prosecutor’s speech depends on its emotional effect on the jury. The author concludes that the distinctive characteristics of speeches delivered to ...
The resurrection of poetics from the spirit of rhetoric: the practices of formalism
This article focuses on the influence of rhetorical tradition on the development of categorical framework of Russian Formalism. The author proves that formalism borrows the idea of the poetical from the “deviation” from rhetorical theories.
1. Аверинцев С. С. Античная ...
Functioning of the means to present argumentation in a judicial discourse: The case of Polish literary texts
15. Конопницкая М. Со взломом / пер. с польск. М. Троповской. М., 1906.
16. Konopnicka M. Z włamaniem. URL:
argumentation, pragmatist, rhetoric, cognitive approach, judicial discourse, literary discourse, prosecutor’s speech
The rhetorical turn in argumentation theory
This article focuses on the key aspects of the rhetorical approach developed by Christopher Tindale and emphasizes its significance for modern theory of argumentation. The article examines the historical background of the rhetorical turn and its relation to informal logic and pragma-dialectics. The ...
The “art of error” in Russian avant-gardism
This article asserts that Russian avant-gardism translated the antirhetorical in the rhetorical having codified “error” as a poetic device. This phenomenon is considered in the framework of A. Kruchenykh’s theory of shift.
Античная риторика как система //
On the formation of speech and communication values in students of technical universities
... язык и языковая личность. М., 2010.
2. Рижский И. С. Опыт риторики, сочиненный и преподаваемый в Санкт-Петербургском горном училище. СПб., 1796.
rhetorical linguistic disciplines, professional value attitudes, speech and communication values