Psychological aspects of security rituals in higher education institutions
The article describes the essence of security rituals typical of university environment. Being special patterns of behavior, safety rituals aim at ensuring control over certain factors, which are important to maintain security, integrity and ability to achieve a meaningful purpose of life. Other ...
The language of muteness: examining the work of Gazdanov and Salkazanova in Paris
... mechanisms, and its historical background. The analysis encompasses linguistic, historical, cultural aspects, and aims to determine its linguistic classification and overall significance. The discourse itself is interpreted as a revival of the archaic ritual of silence practiced in Ossetian patriarchal families, serving as a form of speech etiquette. This relic language practice, rooted in Indo-European archaic traditions, represents a manifestation of the rite of passage and allows individuals ...
Dream interpretation in the Assyrian Dream Book: The invention of tradition
This article identifies the cognitive tactics behind the interpretation of dreams in the ancient Assyrian text known as the Dream Book. Its basic characteristics include belief in the prophetic power of dreams, ritual orientation to men, regard for image polysemy and the use of symbols, employment of such mechanisms as metaphor, metonymy, pragmatic shifts, patronymic attraction, replacements based on the antonym principle. These mechanisms are identified as ...
The image of a doll in Latvian and Russian traditional folklore texts: the aspect of ritual practices
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folklore, ethnography, ritual, rite, symbol
The philosophical aspects of anagrams
... к поэтико-художественному творчеству // Проблемы души нашего времени. М., 1993. С. 37—60.
philosophy of language, philosophical discourse, anagram, cognitive linguistics, ritual, taboo, text formation, semantics, irrational, poetic text, personal name