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


The Peculiarities of the Realization of Polysubjectness in Sentences with Adverbial Complicators

The article is dedicated to the examination of how the peculiarities of polysubjectness are realized in sentences with adverbial complicators. The author analyzes dictum and modus of the sentences and on this basis describes some models of polysubjectness realization.

The Hero of the Novel Notes from Underground by F. M. Dostoevsky as the Object of the View of Another

The article presents the results of studying F. M. Dostoevsky’s novel’s Notes from Underground from the point of view of researching the issue of another’s view in the writer’s creative oeuvre.The evidence obtained from the text analysis allows to single out some characteristic features of the visual behavior of the ‘underground man’, as well as to expand the interpretation of the novel.

Psychological aspects of power in Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and The Light

The last novel of Mantel’s Cromwell trilogy is approached through the lens of the contemporary theory of power. As a historical novelist, Mantel opens up the mentality behind political and social forms of power under Tudor monarchy, the dominance of traditional medieval system and, in Cromwell’s attempt to create bureaucratic government, the emergence of power devoid of the coating of sacredness.