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Elena N. Kartashova

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Elena N. Kartashova — Assistant, Voronezh State Technical University, Moskovsky av., 14, 394026 Voronezh, Russia. E-mail: elena.perceva.00@mail.ru


Philological sciences




Vol. 45


Pp. 147-155


January 24, 2017

Date of publication

September 15, 2017

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There are many works devoted to the study of language in the works of V. M. Shukshin, however, character as an aspect of the fiction`s protagonist image, in particular female one, is still not subjected to description in linguistics terms. Thus we have focused on representative features of the female protagonists in the prose of V. Shukshin. Great attention is paid to the relationships of this image with the Russian folklore. On the basis of the lexical-semantic analysis of prose V. M. Shukshin and involvement of Russian folklore texts, the study reveals that the main features characteristic of the girls in writer's works are modesty, shyness, gentleness, moral and physical strength, beauty.


the image, character, Russian folklore, Russian woman, character traits, the girl.


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