Daniel Everett and Cultural Linguistics
... of thought and to examine the possible link with linguistic cultural studies. Everett’s definitions of language and culture are contrasted with those of various schools in linguistics. It should be noted that Everett does not appear to use the term linguistic worldview. Yet, due to the rich empirical evidence found and set out in his books and papers, Everett effectively summarizes the views on the subject of worldview. Everett’s standpoint does not show significant differences from those of Anna Wierzbicka,...
The functioning of phraseological units with zoonym components in the Russian and Lithuanian languages
This article considers the semantics of Russian and Lithuanian zoonym phraseological units and performs their semantic and structural systematisation. The author identifies the cultural linguistic features of fixed expressions containing a zoonym component in the worldview of native speakers.
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Compounds in Fyodor Ivanov’s texts (based on «A letter…» and «A petition…» of 1666)
... establishing the meaning of three units that were absent in historical lexicography and revealing chronological usage of another word. From the perspective of diachronic personology, the main finding is the fragmentary reconstruction of Ivanov’s worldview, using linguistic devices and text references. It is concluded that the first roots of compounds partially reflect the semantic structure present in the two texts.
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A literary image as a cognitive phenomenon
... article is an attempt to examine the terms «image» and «literary image» as a concept of cognitive science (in humanities: linguistics, psychology, cognitive studies, literary studies). It analyses different approaches to defining these terms, aiming ... ... After the exploration of the cognitive approaches, a literary image is considered as a verbal sign representing the author’s worldview within the literary text. It is highlighted that while interpreting images it is important to pay attention to both ...
Phraseological potential of the somatism сердце / cœur / Herz in the Russian, French and German languages
... universal and national-specific features of the phraseology of these languages, to reveal the peculiarities of the worldview and worldview of Russians, French and Germans. The choice of somaticisms cердце / cœur / Herz contributes to the most accurate ... ... it possible to identify semantic universals and specific national features of phraseological units, as well as to analyze the linguistic and extralinguistic reasons for the similarities and differences of phraseological units in the studied languages. ...
The Concept of Soul: A Comparative Study of the Russian and the Armenian Pictures of the World
..., there are words containing the ‘soul’ (հոգի) component that do not have equivalents in the Russian linguistic picture of the world. The analysis allows the author to take a glimpse into the inner world of a native speaker. In its turn, the worldview of an individual helps to trace the century-long development of a national linguistic picture of the world.
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Folklore texts in teaching Russian as a foreign language: The perception of Russian folk tales
... idea of the culture of Russian people, their fundamental features and values, and contributes to the development of a cultural linguistic competence, which helps ensure mutual understanding with representatives of another culture.
1. Караулов Ю.... ... преподавания русского языка как иностранного. М., 2003.
cultural lacuna, national worldview, Russian folk tale, sociocultural competence, folklore
Regional denonyms of the 1940s: the use of denonyms in regional newspapers
The use of denonyms in regional newspaper texts of the XX century helps to elucidate the development trends in this lexis. Regional newspapers are a perfect source for observation as it is the language of the media that both reflects and shapes the worldview and linguistic competencies of a native speaker. Various local publications complement each other and contribute to a more complete picture of the use of denonyms within the region as a whole and its separate territories. The Bolshevik Slovo newspaper of ...
Discursive practices of the Russian diaspora in Estonia: language contacts
... acquisition, etc.), evaluations (objects of evaluation, types of evaluation) and self-identification (ethnic, denominational, cultural, socio-economic). The above is not only characteristic of the diasporic speech. These components also describe the worldview of language users belonging to the diaspora and their naïve linguistic conceptualisation of reality. Within the typical diasporic discourse, I distinguish a metalinguistic discourse that rests on discursive practices stemming from language contacts. These practices were described in part earlier. In this article,...
On the problem of cultural reference of proverbs (the Russian proverbs with images of clothing)
... realm of ideas about the world. These ideas are interpreted within different fields of human spiritual life, for instance, in proverbs. Proverbs featuring clothing items are a major source for understanding tastes, preferences, lifestyles, customs, and worldview of a nation. Images of garments in proverbs are a particular form of expressing the key ideas of a culture. Moreover, such images serve as condensers of the established etiquette, ethical, social, and other judgements. A cultural and linguistic analysis reveals cultural and linguistic limitations on the variability of clothing items in proverbs. The author describes cultural constants captured in the names of clothing items used in proverbs. Such constants are defined as essential ...
The media image of San Escobar in the space of fictional worlds: a socio-semiotic perspective
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Energy and the Ways of its Conceptualisation in Cognition: an Attempt at an Epistemological Analysis
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A. G. Baumgarten’s aesthetic-semiotic concept
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