multicultural text

Peculiarities of a Multicultural Literary Text as a Phenomenon of Modern Reality

The article deals with linguostylistic peculiarities of a multicultural literary text. It is attempted to show that the meanings representing a precedent phenomenon are actualized in the notional and figurative forms in the reader’s mind, thus enriching the imagery of the virtual reality of the text. The emphasis is made on the aspects of the literary image formation and its role in conveying the ethnic flair in the context of intercultural interaction.

Complex Mental Image as an Illustrative Communicative Structure in a Multicultural Fictional Space

The article is devoted to the analysis of the complex mental image formation, to the identification of its structure, and the text key points creating this image. Complex mental image is considered as illustrative material that helps comprehend the ethnic meanings of one or another precedent phenomenon more thoroughly. Special attention is given to the author’s communication with the reader and to the complex mental image as a textual means through which this communication can be carried out.