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Prokofyeva L. P. SYNESTHESIA IN THE MODERN SCIENTIFIC PARADIGM. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism, 2010, vol. 10, iss. 1, pp. 3-?.

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The article gives an overview of modern definitions of synaesthesia, analyzes the methodology for investigating the phenomenon, proposes a classification based on a combination of linguistic, psychological, and cultural approaches.


1 Yu.S. Stepanov, for example, interprets it as co-
there is no about the universe: "Alpha, A - a symbol of darkness and matter,
which, by gradations, gives way to light and spirit. AT
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4 Ibid. C. 196.
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