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

multicultural literary text

A Composite Semantic Image Formation in a Multicultural Literary Text (Based on the Materials of Jumpa Lahiri’s story «Mrs. Sen’s»)

On a specific example the article shows that images are a special level of a multicultural literary text; it also specifies the methods of how the composite semantic image of a literary text is formed. Special emphasis is put on forming the composite semantic image definition and on considering the text mechanisms modeling the semantic space of the main composite image.

A superstition as a precedent phenomenon: The role of complex images in the context of the dialogue of cultures (Based on a multicultural literary text)

The article discusses superstitions as a cultural phenomenon, the author describes the features of their functioning in a multicultural literary text and discusses the possibility of classifying them as national precedent phenomena. Particular attention is paid to images, precedent situations, traditions and artifacts.