Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2021 Issue №4

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Specific ways of creating a northern landscape in H. de Balzac’s “Seraphita”



The article continues a series of author’s works devoted to the study of various types of landscape in the works of French writers of the 19th century. A understudied novel by H. de Balzac “Seraphita” reveals the specific ways of creating the northern landscape. It is determined that Balzac’s landscape does not only create an additional emotional background, affect the perception of the characters of the characters, but also becomes a plot-forming factor. Natural space is depicted in the novel using various means of verbal expression, which are carefully analyzed. The author notes that a holistic picture of northern nature is formed in the novel, paving the way for future generations of writers in describing the Nordic landscape.