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Language — Speech — Text

Reported Speech in Slavic Hagiography of 'Pletenije Sloves' Literary Style: Pleonastic Structures with Elements of Direct Speech

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This article considers the peculiarities of pleonastic phrases containing reported speech in Southern Slavic and Old Russian works of the Pletenije Sloves' style. The author detects the interrelation between these peculiarities and the tradition followed by the scribes: Biblical (Epifanij Premudryj) and Byzantian rhetorical (the Tyrna school scribes) ones.

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‘Impersonality’ Category Expression in Russian, Polish and Bulgarian Poetry: Semantic and Grammatical Typology

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The article examines the means of expressing impersonality meanings in the works of contemporary Russian, Polish and Bulgarian poets. The author determines typological characteristics defining correlations between the lexical and semantic and functional grammatical categories of linguistic units in contextualised expression of impersonality.

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Field Arrangement of Toponymic Lexemes in Regional Language

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The article considers the development of regional toponymic lexicon on the basis of the Volgograd region geographical names. The author offers the field approach to characterising functional and semantic unity of linguistic units on various synchronic snapshots of the end of the 20th — beginning of the 21st century.

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Intertextuality in Oeuvre of Yuri Buida: Interaction of Pretexts and their Speech Markers in “The Red Dining-Room” Short Story

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This article focuses on Yuri Buida's “The Red Dining Room” short story and its multiple connections with pre-texts. It determines intertextual
parallels and their crossing points by means of linguistic markers. The analysis conducted allows revealing hidden layers of meaning in the short story by Yuri Buida.

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Synchronic and Diachronic Language Modality

Role of Tolerance Zones in Functional Modality Field and Development of Author's Verbal Image (on the Basis of Anna Akhmatova's Poems)

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The article analyses the textual function of tolerance zones of particular modal meanings in Anna Akhmatova's poetry. The author pays special attention to the zones involved in the development of the author's verbal image, determines the explications of the zones describes and their interrelations.

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Literary Canon: Some Aspects of Study

«Cultivate Your Garden»: Natural Existence Utopia of Enlightenment Man in Park and Garden Landscapes (on the Example of “Life and Adventures” by Andrei Bolotov)

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This article considers the realisation of the Enlightenment landscape utopia on the example of the analysis of the evolution of utopian ideas by Andrei Bolotov in his autobiographical work “Life and Adventures”. The author of the article outlines the destruction of ‘natural state’ of a human being by the realities of the ‘Iron Age’ that followed the Enlightenment.

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Idea of Home in Alexander Pushkin's “Eugene Onegin”

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The article analyses the important cultural universal my means of the oppositions: home — peace; home — freedom, home — happiness in literary and historical context. This approach allows determining the affiliation of characters to the opposite axiological systems, which creates new opportunities for the interpretation of the denouement of the novel.

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Romantic Mythologisation in “New Poems” by Rainer Maria Rilke

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The article analyses the peculiarities of Rainer Maria Rilke’s “New Poems” in the context of mythological constructions of German Romanticism.
The author formulates the hypothesis of mythologisation as the expression of the sacred in poetry. The epiphany of the image of the Thing (das Ding) is reached by means of artistic representations, which allows stating the connection between the 'matter' of poetry and its higher source, as well as its inner mythological quality.

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Jerzy Andrzejewski's “The Inquisitors” and Dostoyevsky's “The Grand Inquisitor”: Temptation as Existential Problem

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The article compares the existential motifs of 'historical' novel “The Inquisitors” by Jerzy Andrzejewski and the parable chapter “The Grand Inquisitor” from Fyodor Dostoyevsky's “The Brothers Karamazov”. The motif of temptation connected with the interpretation of the Gospel plays the key role in both texts.

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