Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2012 Issue №8

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The unity of public and family morals in the comedies of Yekaterina II



This article considers the enlightenment strategy of Yekaterina the Second aimed at introducing the nobility to basic values, in particular, family consolidation and devotion to the interests of the state. A literature means of implementing this strategy was the comedies of Yekaterina II, which combined the satirical depiction of court morals and a mockery of human weaknesses.


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