Slovo.ru: Baltic accent

2013 Vol. 4 № 4

The ironic discourse in the works of V. Pyetsukh

Abstract

The article identifies the conditions of the realisation of such crucial feature of V. Pyetuskh’s creative method as irony. It is shown that his irony is aimed at the key elements of the Russian identity — the history of Russia and the Russian national character. In this conditions, irony aims to emphasise weaknesses under the guise of humour in order to gather strength to overcome them in every moment of the present.

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