Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2022 Issue №4

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Quantitative analysis of parts of speech functioning of in Boris Ryzhy’s poetry



The article presents the results of counting and arranging parts of speech in Boris Ryzhy’s poems. The science article aims to identify and present an objective “part-of-speech picture” (as applied to nouns, adjectives and verbs) of Boris Ryzhy’s poetic idiolect. Within the framework of this research work was chosen the multifaceted approach that combines quantitative, interpretive and comparison and collation types of analysis. It is worth pointing out that the methodology of standardized data processing procedures was applied, as well as the comparative analysis of statistical results. Academic novelty involves the percentage of the main parts of speech in Boris Ryzhy’s poetical works and poems of other poets of the 19th and 20th centuries in the comparative aspect. The analysis results show that counting the main parts of speech is an effective method of studying poetic language. Statistical information can be used as illustrative and representative material in the study of the poetics and stylistics of lyrical texts.