Discursive features of intertextual elements
This paper deals with the discourse properties of quotations used in the English-language media discourse. Based on an analysis, the author comes to a conclusion that the discourse properties of quotations significantly affect the process of interpreting the media discourse.
Translation and Discourse Analysis
This paper will illustrate how discourse analysis had been incorporated in Translation Studies. Discourse Analysis originated in Applied Linguistics and refers to the investigation of language in use. Depending on whether the term ‘discourse’ is understood in a narrower or a wider ...
Image and discourse. On the discursive nature of political image formation
The author proves that any image formed within political discourse is, in terms of its meaning, a mental object. It is claimed that, within discourse, the image of politics and the institutional practices of its formation are rather of psychological nature as well as that discourse register affects our perception ...
Frames in discourse analysis
This article focuses on frame analysis, which provides a communicative framework for the meaning formation and interpretation in a discourse. The correlation between the usage of linguistic structures and cognitive environ-ment of the sender and recipient is analysed. The structure of the frame model of a discourse as a cognitive space formed in view of the recipient’s relevance ...
Regionalisation in Northern Europe and the Northern Dimension in Russian political discourse
... development of regions with Russian participation was at its height in northwestern Europe. Cross-border regions arise both naturally, stemming from various functional relations, and as a result of political decisions. In the latter case, political discourse is an important factor in successful region-building. The Northern Dimension (ND) programme, which was launched in 1997, embodied the principle of depoliticised cooperation — Europe’s ‘new regionalism’. This article aims to evaluate ...
Hybrid texts as a form of interaction between avant-garde artistic and political discourses
This paper explores hybrid texts as a special type of text that forms within ‘inter-discourse interaction’ and relates to the ‘convergence of discourses’. The analysis focuses on the interaction between avant-garde art and political discourses, which have been in close contact since the 20th century and have common typological features. The main methods used in this study are the linguistic ...
The mutual similarity of meanings and structures in a literary text
This paper discusses a discourse grounding strategy that has not been described before. It is shown that the fragments of a literary text that are perceived as impressive, aphoristic, etc., tend to have a set of recurrent features. Firstly, in such fragments, there often is ...
The heterogeneity of university website discourse
This article considers the discourse of university websites as a type of computer mediated communication. It is shown that university website discourse is of heterogeneous nature. The author analyses the interaction of educational, scientific, and advertising discourses. Special ...
The role of discourse in modern linguistics
This article considers discourse as a category giving a new perspective on the text. The author analyses various concepts of discourse, which were developed over the last decades within the cognitive, constructivist-poststru-cturalist, and neo-rhetorical approaches. Despite ...
Linguistic Means Expressing Argumentation in Judicial Discourse late 19th: The Prosecutor’s Speech in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
This article analyses linguistic means of expressing argumentation in judicial discourse as used in the prosecutor’s speech in F. M. 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 ...
The Text and Discourse in the Light of Communicative Meaning Formation
This article analyses differences between the static and dynamic interpretations of the text and discourse. The concept of a communicative action (a semiotic act) is considered as the main distinguishing factor that is crucial for the communicative model of text but is ignored within the language model. The communicative (dynamic) model postulates ...
Legal discourse and its main characteristics
The author analyses the main characteristics of legal discourse and its relatedness to the system of values of any given society, its political, religious and economic spheres. Legal discourse reflects historical and cultural conditionality. The main characteristics of legal discourse include reference to ...
Types and linguistic markers of interdiscursivity in film review texts
The article studies the problem of the text discourse structure using film reviews in German as an example. Various types of discourse relations are analyzed and linguistic markers of interdiscursivity are identified.
Избранные работы: семиотика. Поэтика....
Semiotic Inversions in the Formation of the Political Image in the Media Discourse: the image of Russia in German media
The article describes the process of forming the political image of Russia in socio-political media through semiotic inversions. It is claimed that in the modern media discourse, the political image is based on the pre-established ‘rules of the game’. The author holds that historical facts are often replaced by false models of reality in the modern mass media discourse.
1. Люббе Г. Историческая ...
Discursive practices of the Russian diaspora in Estonia: language contacts
In this article, I use the concept of discursive practices to consider the speech practices of the Russian diaspora of Estonia. The findings of the study suggest the existence of an invariant discourse generated by an exemplary member of the diaspora. Such a discourse has formal (borrowings, code-switching, etc.), semantic (referential shifts, semantically re-oriented vocabulary, etc.), and pragmatic features. The results of the diasporic ...
Transformations in the Communicative Characteristics of Political Discourse in the Current Information Space
The article analyses the main causes and the genesis of transformations in political discourse (PD) and provides a comparative analysis of the present and earlier forms of PD. The author examines the ontology and principal characteristics of PD, describes the state of political discourse prior to its current transformation and identifies ...
The media image of San Escobar in the space of fictional worlds: a socio-semiotic perspective
... semiotic studies. In the theoretical part of the paper, I give a brief analysis of the evolution of the concept of "context" in linguistics from the perspective of systemic functional grammar, cognitivism, social semiotics and multimodal discourse analysis. The analytical part of the article explores the constructed media image of the fictitious state of San Escobar through the prism of the following contexts: situational-medial, cultural-cognitive, linguistic, intentional and socio-economic....
Philosophical Discourse and the Conceptualisation of Word Formation
The article studies hyphenated complexes in Russian, French, and German philosophical discourses. The author identifies key word-formation models that use the hyphen. In philosophical discourse, the hyphen serves as a linguistic tool to convey dialectic thinking that expresses the conceptualization of the limited/the unlimited, under-certainty ...
The functional perspective of political discourse
This article considers the interaction between the functional and semantic categories of theme and rheme forming the basis for the generation, information deployment, and functioning of discourse. It is emphasized that the communicative structure of a political text incorporates several types of the themerheme progression formed through replacing the theme with the rheme and the transformation of the latter into the theme. It is concluded ...
Linguistic personality as a subject of political discourse
This article deals with various concepts of linguistic personality. The article also describes relevant parameters of political discourse. Linguistic personality of a politician considers as a dynamic syncretic phenomenon.
1. Бабайцева В. В. Избранное, 1955—2005 : сб. Ставрополь, 2005.
2. Богин Г. И. Концепция языковой ...
Some characteristics of the blog discourse
The article is aimed at the problem of knowledge representations in the blog discourse. It explores the structure and some characteristics of the blogs of several media sites in English. The dialogue and intertextual characteristics of the blog discourse are analyzed.
Communicative and pragmatic nature of intertextuality in English political discourse
The article discusses the communicative and pragmatic nature of intertextuality in political discourse, realized by different intertextual inclusions: allusions perform thematic functions in utterances specifying the thematic line in discourse while citations and phraseological units are used to form rhematic progressions, the aim of which is ...
Realisation of the pragmatic potential of intertextuality in political discourse
The article discusses the pragmatic potential of inter-textual inclusions in political discourse and how this potential is determined by the commonly shared precedent knowledge held in the cognitive base of all the members of the society. The paper touches upon the notion of precedent texts which have a unique system of commonly shared ...
Elements of science fiction in the French postmodernist discourse: The case of B. Werber’s novel The Thanatonauts
This article presents an interdisciplinary study on text linguistics, lingu-o¬poetics, and narratology. It addresses the problems of modern science fiction discourse and analyses the ideas of the leading theorists of postmodernism — J.-F. Lyotard and J. Derrida — as well as those of scholars focusing on the sci-ence fiction discourse — T. Todorov and R. Lachmann. The practical material of the study ...
The German agricultural discourse in the 17th century (based on the treatise «Stratagema oeconomicum oder Akkerstudent» by Salomon Gubert
This article explores peculiarities of the formation of the German agricultural discourse as a special type of scientific discourse of the seventeenth century. The author performs a discursive and cognitive analyses of the treatise «Stratagema oeconomicum oder Akkerstudent» written by the German pastor Salomon Gubert in Livonia ...
Current processes in the stylistic system of the Russian language: style vs discourse
... in the stylistic system of the Russian language are related to qualitative (changing the language functional styles) and quantitative (the emergence of new styles) transformations. The author explores the correlation of styles and different types of discourse as communicative speech formations. Special attention is given to the cognitive and awareness factors as criteria for the identification of styles and types of discourse.
1. Барг М. А. Эпохи и идеи: Становление ...
Structural characteristics of the conceptual field of ‘Mission’ in J. H. Wichern’ religious discourse
This article addresses the structure of the ‘mission’ religious conceptual field in the discourse of the German theologian J. H. Wichern. The structure of the corresponding core concept incorporates basic characteristics – representatives of group meanings and varying characteristics, i. e. the author’s interpretation of group meanings....
The distinguishing characteristics of the existential LONELINESS verbal implementation in the authorial narrative discourse of F. Kafka
... notions of cognitive linguistics. More specifically, this article exposes the kernel and the peripheral concepts of the existential LONELINESS. It also reveals the analysis of their representation peculiarities in the nonfictional and the fictional discourse of F. Kafka.
1. Беньямин В. Франц Кафка. М., 2000.
2. Бланшо М. От Кафки к Кафке. М., 1998.
3. Гагарин А. С. Экзистенциалы человеческого бытия: одиночество,...
Functioning of coordinating conjunctions at the interphrasal level
This paper describes the specific character of the discourse functioning of coordinating conjunctions in terms of both their innate features and interphrasal status and context.
Существуют ли в языке сочинительные и подчинительные ...
The functioning of interrogative hortative structures in the political discourse (based on V.V. Putin’s public speeches)
Based on the verbatim records of V.V. Putin’s public speeches, the authors examine syntactic structures representing different types of interrogative hortative modality in the political discourse. The functional-semantic and communicative features of these structures are identified in the oral speech of the mentioned discourse type.
1. Баранов А. Н. Введение в прикладную лингвистику. М., 2001....
On the author’s speech structure of Kant’s axiological discourse
The major difference between Kant's axiological and cognitive discourse is that the former contains a greater number of personal pronouns that signify different speech roles of the author. This text is characterised by a more direct expression of the addressee factor, which explains the emergence of the speech acts ...
Inferences of understanding and reason as factors of textuality in I. Kant's philosophical discourse
... by Kant — represent logically organized complexes of propositions grouping around the structural core of both types of inferences and are communicative forms of textual material "packaging" and, thus, are forms of textuality in I. Kant's discourse. Moreover, they give assertoric and apodictic modality to Kant's discourse.
1. Kant I. Über eine Entdeckung, nach der alle neue Kritik der reinen Vernunft durch eine ältere entbehrlich gemacht werden soll // Kant I. Werke. Bd. 5: Schriften ...
Foreign inclusions as a discursive phenomenon: Russian words in foreign texts
This article focuses on Russianisms used in Polish journalistic discourse. The author considers foreign inclusions as a component of the paradigm of foreign language units and identifies their pragmatic function.
1. Виноградов В. В. Вопросы образования русского национального ...
Means to express appeal in the public service announcement discourse in the Russian, German, and English languages
... languages. Attention is paid to the characteristic features of appeal as a directive speech act. The comparative aspect of research makes it possible to identify both similarities and differences in using means of appeal in public service announcement discourse in Russian, German, and English.
1. Изотов А. И. Функционально-семантическая категория императивности в современном чешском языке как прагмалингвистический ...
The symbolic complexes of mass culture and the semiosis of political discourse
In this article, I address the influence of modern mass culture (MC), its symbolic system, narratives, and protagonists on the political discourse. I emphasise that an analysis of the images of mass culture protagonists can give a complete picture of the society that continuously reproduces these protagonists and seeks to resemble them. Therefore, the mode of the production of effective ...
Dialogical aspect of the examination discourse (based on the oral Russian Language exam)
... Педагогическая психология для студентов вузов. Ростов н/Д, 2004.
. Gimtosios kalbos (rus
Fomenko E. V.
pedagogical discourse, examination discourse, dialogue, types of dialogic speech
The “European identity” of today: a category of political practice or discourse?
This paper considers the cultural, political, and historical problems of the development of European identity in the discourse of Europe. The author addresses the question as to whether European identity is a category of political discourse or a real instrument of European integration and comes to a conclusion that the concepts of European identity are stuck in a methodological ...
Functioning of the means to present argumentation in a judicial discourse: The case of Polish literary texts
... focusing on judicial matters. In such texts, theses and relevant arguments are often in an implicit form, which emphasises the particularities of the functioning of judicial reasoning. In addition, the argumentative function, which is integrated into the discourse, is combined with the aesthetic function and thus it can serve as a means to create the literary image of a character.
1. Брюшинкин В. Н. Когнитивный подход к аргументации // Модели рассуждений—3: ...
The intertexteme as an instrument in the past — present — future dialogical space of urbanism practices: an intersemiotic analysis of graffiti and inscriptions in Gdansk and Kaliningrad
... and Mironova, O. S., 2015. Linguocultural specificity of urban inscriptions. Filologicheskiye nauki. Voprosy teorii i praktyki [Philological Sciences. Questions of theory and practice], 12-1 (54), pp. 74—76 (in Russ.).
Zarubina, A. B., 2018. Urban discourse in the aspect of multidisciplinary discourse practice as a driver of positive changes in the urban communicative environment. Filologicheskiy aspekt [Philological Aspect], 11 (43), pp. 172—181 (in Russ.).
Zemlyanova, L. M., 1999. Zarubezhnaya ...
Occasional words as persuasive markers of the ‘Fun-/Erlebnis-/Spaßgesellschaft’ discourse
The article deals with the basic persuasive techniques of discourse representation.The research is based on occasional patterns representing
the concept “entertainment” as seen by “new” generation of youth.
Wortbedeuting und Wortgebrauch. Peter Lang.
Motives behind breaking language norms in the English political discourse
This article considers motives behind the breaking of language norms in persuasion in the space of English political discourse. The study aims to determine the linguistic factors influencing the development of the semantic content of language anomalies and encouraging the use of the latter in public speech. The study found that the ability of linguistic deviations ...
The linguistic personality of A. V. Makedonov in the epistolary discourse of the 1990s (based on his letters to Margareta O. Thompson held in the archive of the Literary Museum of the Smolensk State University)
... portrait of the renowned Soviet critic A. V. Makedonov — A. T. Tvardovsky's friend and companion. Makedonov’s correspondence with Margareta O. Thompson, an American student of Tvardovsky’s oeuvre, dates back to the early 1990s. The epistolary discourse is examined from the perspective of cultural linguistics as an exemplary speech of a descendant of a Saint Petersburg intelligentsia family, born in the early 20th century and a witness to corresponding historical events. This is the first time ...
The functional and pragmatic features of speech acts with the meaning of consent
This article deals with the main types of speech acts with the meaning of consent in the contemporary dialogical discourse. The author identifies the specific pragmatic features of speech acts of consent and offers their typology.
Н., Крейдлин Г.
Иллокутивное вынуждение в структуре диалога // ...
The pragmatic functions of culture-specific words in a retrospective discourse
The author analyses the linguistic and pragmatic aspects of retrospective discourse which is structured by various means including culture-specific words. The author offers a systematized classification of these words depending on the effect these words produce on the reader. Special attention is paid to anthroponyms, toponyms,...
Cognitive and pragmatic aspects of German social-political discourse
The German social-political discourse is regarded to be a cognitive space with its certain structure and dynamic character, it can be studied from both syncronistic and dyachronistic points of view.
Когнитивная лингвистика ...
The moving boundaries of news translation
... Guerrero, M. J., 2012. La traducción al servicio de una línea editorial: La primavera árabe en el diario El País. Meta: Translators' Journal, 57(4), pp. 960—976.
Holland, R., 2006. Language(S) in the Global News: Translation, Audience Design and Discourse (Mis)Representation. Target: International Journal on Translation Studies. 18(2), pp. 229—259.
Holland, R., 2013. News Translation. In: C. Millán and F. Bartrina, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies. London: Routledge. pp. ...
Energy and the Ways of its Conceptualisation in Cognition: an Attempt at an Epistemological Analysis
Thе article examines the connection between conceptualisation and transfer of knowledge in the humanities and analyses the role of these processes in the formation of conceptual and terminological framework for different types of discourse. The study draws on an analytical description of the development of the concept of energy in the Christian Orthodox discourse. The description was provided from the perspective of transferology — a new metadiscipline aimed to study the meaning-focused ...
Ethno-confessional immigrant ghettos as a national security problem in Denmark’s social and political discourse
... process of the emergence of ethno-religious ‘parallel societies’ in the state. Cultural and religious principles that are often at odds with the democratic values of Danish society guide the actions of ghetto residents. Danish social and political discourse pictures this ideological difference between the host society and Muslim immigrant minorities as a potential threat to Denmark’s national security caused by a combination of political, social, and economic factors. The ensuing social disunity ...
The linguistic-pragmatic features of the realization of speech acts of threat in the political discourses of Germany and Spain
... her personal interests. Depending on the context, a threat may take various forms, which can be at odds with the traditional idea of both the structure of a threat and its linguistic markers. Threats are frequently used in contemporary political discourse, which is governed by norms and conventions. The radicalization of communication is a result of social and economic problems as well as geopolitical conflicts. This paper analyses what forms the speech act of threat can take in the ...
The discourse of “European identity” in the conditions of the EU crisis
... the EU crisis conditions. European identity cannot develop in an institutional crisis. The concept of European identity requires structural reconstruction, new foundations, since the old ones are, to a great degree, an extension of earlier political discourses.
The author forecasts that the change in discourses around European identity will lead to a shift in the paradigm and the perception of this phenomenon in political theory.
1. Janik A. Different perception of Europe in a time of crisis Europe ...