CONCEPT FRIENDSHIP IN R. BRADBURY’S DANDELION WINE

  • The authors:
    Ekaterina V. Nagornova, Natalia V. Nikashina
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 350-370
  • Section: Cross-cultural component of the linguistic personality in understanding the socio-cultural reality
  • URL: http://conferences-ifl.rudn.ru/350-370/
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-350-370

Abstract: This study is dedicated to the ways representing the concept
friendship from the cognitive linguistic approach, revealing meaningful characteristics on the basis of verbal objectification in R. Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine. Analysis of lexical units, actualizing the concept scenario, allows us to identify the typical concept friendship characteristics in the text. Friendship in the author’s weltanschauung is children’s friendship. The research brings a new stream into Ray Bradbury’s weltanschauung understanding.

Keywords: cognitive linguistics, concept friendship, lexeme friend, semantics, concept structure

Ekaterina V. Nagornova
Foreign Languages in Theory and Practice Department
Institute оf Fоreign Languages
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: katya-nagornova@yandex.ru

Natalia V. Nikashina
Foreign Languages in Theory and Practice Department
Institute оf Fоreign Languages
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: nvnikashina@gmail.cm

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