Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)

Catherine II

Sternian Code in the Concept of Peter III Image by Viktor Sosnora

The article analyzes the original concept of the Peter III personality in the essay by V. Sosnora «The Rescuer of the Country». Reminiscences from L. Stern novels, mainly from «The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy», create an interpretation code that corelates controversially with the established historic mythology based on memoire sources.

Phraseological Unit as the Main Element of Pragmatic Level of Language Personality of Catherinе II

The article analyzes the specificity of the linguistic personality of Catherine II on a pragmatic level, studies phraseological units, used in her texts, as the main instrument of pragmatic impact on the recipient.