Scientific section. Linguistics

Frame Analysis of the Fragment of the Derivational Nest Semantically Related to the Name of Act «Benefaction»

This article presents the results of the propositional frame analysis of the fragment of the derivational nest with the «benefit» apex, semantically related to the name of act «benefaction» in the Russian language. The paper demonstrates that this group of cognate words represents a cohesive mental structure, knowledge about the situation of an act, referred to as «benefaction».

The Realization of the Conditionality Semantics in Sentences

The article studies the peculiarities of conditionality semantics in sentences with adverbial complicators. The author analyzes such meanings as cause, result, purpose, and condition.

Semantic Borrowing in Polysemy and Homonymy

The article is devoted to the study of the semantic borrowing process in the French language of Canada. Being the result of language contact, semantic borrowing leads to polysemy. Borrowing of a homonymous meaning can be regarded as an intermediate stage of polysemy decomposition and semantic homonym formation.

The Representation of the Nonce Referential Point by Present Tenses in English, French and Tatar Languages

The article considers the possibility of expressing referential meanings of nonce simultaneity by present tenses in English, French and Tatar languages.

The Impact of Analytism on the Characteristics of English Abbreviated Words

The theoretical aspects of word-formation are considered in the article. The complex multipleaspect investigation of abbreviation in the modern English language has been carried out.

Concept ‘Ouevre’ in K. Pavlova’s Idiostyle

The article analyzes how the concept ‘oeuvre’ functions in K. Pavlova’s poetry. The analysis of the language material within the semantic field ‘oeuvre’ leads to the conclusion that this field is the key one in K. Pavlova’s world-view and outlook. Notion and meaning nucleus of the word ‘oeuvre’ becomes conceptual for K. Pavlova’s poetic practice.

Semantic Features of Naming a Person by Family Ties in the Novel by I. Ilf and E. Petrov Twelve Chairs

The article deals with the issues of naming a person on the basis of family ties or connections in the text of a work of fiction. The authors consider notions of kinship and relationship, offer a semantic classification of antroponominants, give a typological description of the units denoting a person according to the degrees and lines of kinship.

Perceptive and Semantic Keynotes in the Formation of Artistic Style

The article considers the influence of the forms of the psychological phenomenon of perception on writers’ aesthetic systems. Visual and audio types of perception are reflected in fiction in the most consistent and systemic manner. Different authors exhibit variations in their correlation: either the visual or the acoustic type prevails.

On the Metasemiotic Approach to the Analysis of Fiction

The article gives a brief note on the origin of the semiotic trend in linguistic research. Theoretical prerequisites of the metasemiotic approach to the analysis of literary texts are specified. The author offers a possible paradigmatic concept of the metasemiotic analysis based on equivalent but different meanings, as well as on the antonymic oppositions on the material of a literary text.

The Use of Interjections as Other Parts of Speech in the Russian Language

The article considers some cases of Russian emotional interjections being used in the position and function of other parts of speech.