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


Some Aspects of Actual Division Research and Word Order in Internet Communications

In article some common factors of actual division and a word order in Internet communications are considered. Cases of syntactic hierarchy infringement in connection with actualization of communicatively significant component are revealed. The conclusion is drawn on similarity of an Internet communications word order to informal conversation standards.

The Peculiarity of Applying a Thematic Frame to the Study of Similes in V. Nabokov’s English Novels (on the Material of the Novels Look at the Harlequins! and The Real Life of Sebastian Knight)

The article considers the attempt to apply one of the decoding stylistic techniques, namely the technique of drawing a thematic frame, to the research of similes and to the identification of the main themes and motives of the two English-language novels by V. Nabokov.

On the problem of cyclization of “Little Tragedies” by A. S. Pushkin

The article proposes a new version of the cycle-forming organization of “Little Tragedies” by A. S. Pushkin, after a brief excursion through the already existing cycle-forming concepts of a group of scenes and plays united in Russian culture under the non-author’s general name “Little Tragedies”. The intra-textual situation of unexpected, spontaneous inspiration of the central characters of the plays included in the cycle is put forward as a binding compositional element.