The article is focused on the theme of performance art term usage in modern Russian and Western cultures. Based on the examples in the Russian language, it brings up a question about perception and understanding of the term in different controversial contexts as well as discusses the possible reasons for new meanings and interpretation.
The life of a hero-fighter as a linguistic and social personality is organized around hierarchically arranged value dominants, which are socially and individually determined and form his conceptual and linguistic pictures of the world. Such dominants are believed to semiotize the hero’s linguo-cultural space, consequently identifying the objectives and priorities of the society, as well as shaping the personality’s outlook.
The article deals with the main features of ethnographical lacunae elimination considered as renomination process. The study is based upon French translations of novels and short stories by I. Bunin. Different types of renomination used for lacunae elimination both in the text and the translator’s metatext are analyzed. The author comes to the conclusion that lacunae and realia are complementary phenomena and their systemic analysis helps to study the peculiarities of rendering the culture-specific notions in a target language. It also can reveal the possible loss of culture-specific information in translation.
The article presents the different ways of intertextual elements translation when the text is transferred from one culture to another. Different definitions of intertextuality as a specific textual category, its importance for the theory and practice of translation and factors that influence the comprehension of intertextual elements are analyzed. The author elaborates a classification of the ways of intertextual elements translation and examines each type in particular.
Numerals in the Anglo-Saxon Heroic Epic “Beowulf” and in the Yakut Epos Olonkho “Nurgun Bootur the Rapid”: Functions and Semantics
The article is devoted to analysis of the semantic and functional aspect of numerals in the Anglo-Saxon heroic epic and Yakut epos Olonkho. The research in this direction will reveal the cultural and linguistic characteristics of the numerals in the epic text.
The article concerns the individual implications of the concept «revenge/месть» in the novel ‘Atonement’ by I. McEwan. Concept actualization in a work of fiction is regarded as a type of cognitive models termed ‘salient examples’ by G. Lakoff.
The 1st part of the article touches upon the adequacy of usage of the British term “quality” in relation to the Spanish digital press, shows its general characteristics and special features. The 2nd part is devoted to different classifications of the headings by their syntactical type, structure and semantics. The overall conclusion is made that all the modern headings comply with the main grammatical rules of La RAE.
The paper is meant to prove that the word DUDE has features of a discourse marker. Its aim is to reveal the functions of DUDE in online youth communication
Electronically Determined Neological Processes as a Reflection of the Modern English Language Linguocreative Potential
The article seeks to contribute to the multifaceted scrutiny of the English-language electronic discourse through focusing on its lexicological features, namely, on word coinages, which have come into existence since the advent of the Internet.
The article considers a television film as a text and its verbal component as being of primary importance, which allows adopting a philological approach to studying the vertical context and intertextual references as the main objects. The article aims at researching the structure of the vertical context of a television film based on the typology of intertextual references and their referents.
Analysis of Functions and Use of Utterances with Linguistics Means of Addressing in the Text of a Love Letter
This article analyzes the use and functions of utterances with linguistics means of addressing in the text of a love letter, containing recipient characteristics and also creating a set of expressions of the author’s meaning.