Scientific section. Linguistics

Composition and Structure of Lexicon at Different Stages of Ontogenesis

The article sums up the results of studying the composition and structure of the lexicon of school pupils of different age groups.

Mythological Metaphor in the Aspect of Metaphor Genesis Research

In the article the mythological image and mythological metaphor are considered as an initial stage in the development of metaphor as a cognitive mechanism of sense formation.

Image of the City in Dina Rubina’s Story «High Water Venetians»

In the article an attempt is made to analyze the peculiarity of the structure of space in Dina Rubina’s novel «High Water Venetians». Venice is viewed as a field with a nuclear and peripheral spheres. Field analysis of language components allows to see a live, evolving image of the city directly linked to the internal state of the main character.

Conflict Speech Tactics in the Russian and English Pedagogical Communication in the First Half of the XIXth (on the Material of Ch. Bronte’s and L. Charskya’s Works)

The article considers synonymic relationships between derivational patterns within the boundaries of one derivational category. Heterogeneity of factors determining the distribution of synonymic pattern formants identified in the course of research allows to distinguish different types of derivational synonymy.

To the Issue of Studying Synonymic Relationships of Word-formation Types Within a Word-formation Category

The article considers synonymic relationships between derivational patterns within the boundaries of one derivational category. Heterogeneity of factors determining the distribution of synonymic pattern formants identified in the course of research allows to distinguish different types of derivational synonymy.

Major Means of Expressing Positive Aesthetic Evaluation in «Le Roman de la Rose» by G. de Lorris and J. de Meung

The article considers linguistic means of positive aesthetic evaluation in the medieval allegorical French poem «Le Roman de la Rose». A range of linguistic contexts containing evaluative components are studied, specific axiological means and principles of contributing to the lexis of aesthetic evaluation are analyzed.

Speech Etiquette in Mass Media as a Factor Driving Russian Society Speech Culture

Based on the broad understanding of speech etiquette it is examined in the article how mass media impacts both positively and negatively – due to the infringement of its norm – speech and behavior of people, and even the future of the language.

Peculiarities of Hyperonymic Relations in Schoolchildren’s Associative Reactions

The article studies associative reactions of hyperonymic type that name animals. Dependence of frequency of this type of reactions on perceiving animals as «ours/theirs» and «wild/domestic» is determined.

Genre of Birthday Wishes as an Epideictic Speech

This article considers the connection between the speech genre of birthday wishes and the rules of epideictic speech, linguistic actualization of wishes, their semantic peculiarities, and their link to professional and social status of the speaker, his/her age, values, and relationships of the speaker and the birthday person.

World of Feelings and Personal Qualities in the Colour Characteristics (based on the Russian and English languages)

The article applies to compare the color characteristics that indicate the person’s character, personality, expression of feelings and emotions in languages with different structures. It presents the analysis of the model of linguopsychic human world through the prism of color, characterizes it as a special biosocial phenomenon and identifies both similarities and differences in the distribution of color means of expressing feelings and personal qualities considered in both languages.

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