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Vodyasova L.P. - The semantic features and functional load in the novel by A.M. Doronin The Shadow of the bells pp. 1-13

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10.7256/2409-8698.2015.2.15955

Abstract: The subject of analysis are in the article the comparison related to the type of semantic change based on analogy and assimilation. The object of study is their semantic features and functional load in the novel famous Mordvin writer A. M. Doronin The shadow of the bells. This artistic-Visual tool attaches to the product of stylistic diversity, expressing in shaped the essence of the subject. System comparisons and how to apply them to reflect the perception of the author, characterizing his idiostil′, aesthetic principles and moral and philosophical beliefs. The main method of research is descriptive, based on comparisons of observations as imagined-expressive means language, their description and classification. On the basis of the carried out research work, the author concludes that in the present work identifies two group comparisons-1) with explicit and 2) implicit bases. The Comparison of the first type include direct name of a characteristic that is common to map events. The second type is a form of comparison with partial and full implicit Foundation, with the first contain the names of those aspects of the subject that are common signs with relevant aspects of reference, the composition of the second such names are not included. Both types perform kompressive and associative function in the novel, bringing dynamic, emotional and expressiveness into the fabric of artistic text.
Makhina L.A. - Negative Judgemental Expressions as Structure Elements and the Meaning of Conflictogenic Texts pp. 1-10

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10.7256/2409-8698.2016.4.20464

Abstract: The subject of the research is the expressive means of pejorative evaluation and particularities of using these means in conflictogenic German texts. Conflictogenic texts are practically not studied by linguistics as a particular kind of texts that constitute the field of agonal communication. Meanwhile, particular features of such texts include their ability to maintain and escalate the conflict through persuasive influence on recipients for the purpose of changing their communicative pragmatic attitude to the third parties or changing the matter of conversation to the alient one. Such change of the attitude to the 'alien' matter is made, among other things, by creating particular contrast images for the 'ours' and 'aliens' categories. The contrast between 'ours' and 'aliens' is created through polar evaluations of the aforesaid groups: meliorative and pejorative. In her research Makhina anayzes the negative evaluation of the 'aliens' group. The given linguistic analysis is based on lexico-semantic and contextual methods of analysis using the basic German dictionaries. Due the constant growth of tension in socio-political relations, modern linguistics focuses on studying language and speech phenomena that are functionally related t conflict communication situations and confict as a source and consequence of the opposition between participants of speech communication. A lot of researches conducted by Russian and foreign experts are devoted to the linguistic research of conflict situations in the process of communication. These researches are usually devoted to various aspects of the agonal communication, i.e. communication that is based no non-cooperative or dissonance speech actions of communicators. Despite a great number of researches on the matter, none of these researches cast enough light on the origin and structure of conflictogenic texts that are still the object of researches on forensic linguistics. The results of the given research allow to define conflictogenic texts from the point of view of linguistics and describe their main structural and semantic elements. 
Bykova L., Koptyakova E. - Functioning of a Precedent Name 'Munchausen' in Today's Russian Printed Media pp. 1-9

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10.7256/2409-8698.2017.2.22523

Abstract: The object of the research is a precedent name 'Munchausen'. The authors of the article analyze particularities of that precedent name in today's Russian press. Printed media cannot so fastly respond to the events going on in the world compared to TV, radio or Internet. For this reason, in recent years the main function of press media has been the influence function. The authors pay special attention to what precedent situations related to the name 'Munchausen' have been actualised in Russian press media and what impact it was supposed to made on readers. When selecting material for research, the authors have used the random sampling  method. In the course of processing the obtained corpus of examples, the authors have also conducted a cognitive discourse analysis of precedent phenomena as well as their comparison and classification. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that for the first time in the academic literature the authors have appealed to studying a particular precedent phenomenon associated with the German culture and how this phenomenon is shown in Russian press media. As a result of the research, the authors demonstrate that the precedent name 'Munchausen' actualises such representations as 'lier' and 'dreamer' while for precedent situations a formal actualisation is more typical. 
Shchepalina V. - Particularities of the Author's Speech Functioning in Alejandro Casona's Drama pp. 1-9

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10.25136/2409-8698.2018.2.25687

Abstract: The subject of the research is the functioning of the author's speech in plays of a Spanish playwright Alejandro Casona. The author of the article examines the mechanism of reinforcing imagery and suggestiveness of a play by using expressive potential of the author's speech. Among other particularities of Casona's dramatic style, the author of the article underlines poetic equivalence of a stage dialogue and author's speech, functional and linguostylistic variety of remarks, their impressive nature and dialogue with an interpreter. In her article Schepalina provides a wide illustrative material that allows to prove the theoretical concepts of the research. The author has also applied methods of context, component, discursive and stylistic analysis, observation, generalisation and description. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that Alejandro Casona's plays are understudied in Russia. The author of the article makes a contribution to the concept of the Spanish theatre and genre features of plays. The author's analysis of Casona's comedies allows to conclude that the author's speech does not only place the action in a micro- and macro-situational context but also serves as a poetic sign.    
Sychugova L.A., Evlasev A.P. - Verbal Means of Representing Personal Emotional States (the Case Study of the Movies in English) pp. 1-10

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28271

Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of verbal means used to represent personal emotional states. The research is based on the analysis of movies in English. Despite the fact that there has been a great number of researches on the linguistic reflection of emotions, linguists admit that the main issues of the theory of lexical affectability. The article includes the analysis of the main functions of linguistic means used to convey positive and negative emotions in the process of communication. The basis of the research involves the classification of emotions offered by K. Izard. The research has been made as part of the discursive paradigm. The author has applied the methods and techniques of the linguitic analysis of actual material such as the continuous sampling method, component analysis and content analysis of lexical units. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the author performs a discursive analysis of emotional states of personality in the English linguistic culture. The analysis results demonstrate that positive emotions such as interest, joy and surprise are usually expressed through exclamations, interjections, explematory sentences that have the 'I' pronoun, elliptical sentences and appelative words as their parts. Negative emotions such as anger, sadness, disdain, fear, shame or guilt are most frequently expressed by emotionally coloured words, 'God' exclamation, elliptical sentences and intonation. 
Kireeva E.V. - pp. 1-8

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.30260

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Spalek O.N. - pp. 1-11

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.6.31125

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An D. - Means of Expressing Modality in the Russian and Korean Languages pp. 8-16

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.4.30340

Abstract: The subject of the research is the comparison of the means of expressing modality in the Russian and Korean languages. Act of human communication includes not only the fact of information exchange but also expression of evaluation or attitude towards the fact. Thus, modality is a universal concept of languages, however, different languages have very different means of modality expression and it is difficult to find equivalent modality in the other language. This research is devoted to the means of modality expression in the Korean and Russian languages and their semantic characteristics from the point of view of synchrony and diachrony. As particular examples, the researcher has used extracts from Michail Bulgakov's novel 'Master and Margarita' in Russian and Korean. As a result, the researcher discovers that Russian and Korean use different and at the same time similar means of modality and grammar expression. As for intonation, Korean sentence always have the emphasized word at the end of it. 
Vodyasova L.P. - Metaphorical Modeling of the Concept of Religion in Alexander Doronin's Novel The Shadow of the Bells pp. 9-20

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10.7256/2409-8698.2015.4.18227

Abstract: The subject of analysis is the concept of religion which represents the problem of man's self-consciousness and his place in society. This is one of the most important concepts in the linguistic world-view of almost any nation because, in spite of the general level of religiosity, people practice different kinds of confessions. It is also one of the most complex concepts due to its contradictory nature and theological orientation because not only representatives of different linguistic communities, but also bearers of the same culture who follow different confessions, for example, may have different attributes of the aforesaid concept. Due to the enormous differential field of the concept, the article considers the representation of the concept “religion” basing on the novel by A.M. Doronin “The Shadow of the bells”. Research objectives: 1) to define of lexical units Corps-religionims, used by the author for the category of sacred objects, and classify them by thematic groups; 2) to selected of among lexical units to identify those with metaphoric values; 3) to installe of contexts, that reveal the nature of metaphorical concept. As a method of research was defined based on the descriptive observation of religionims and their functioning in certain contexts. Based on our investigation we concluded that, A.M. Doronin embodies the Orthodox world-view. The basic concept is getting the concept of "religion", which feature is its metaphorical notion that finds its linguistic confirmation text works. A characteristic feature of the language of the work is the presence of a large number of religionyms associated with the people’s life (rituals, prayer, fasting, religious holidays). Among the most significant substantive components of concept 10 contexts. They contain emotional, aesthetic and artistic elements, are a testament to the metaphorical concept, its contents can be stated as an objective individual and collective spiritual relationship of God and man, based on faith in God and man worship him. 
Merzlyakova K. - Particularities of Modality Realization in Spanish Gender Media Discourse (the Case Study of Cosmopolitan and Telva Magazines) pp. 10-16

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10.25136/2409-8698.2018.1.25269

Abstract: The subject of this research is functional and semantic particularities of expression modality in Spanish glamour magazines. The author of the article pays special attention to theoretical aspects of modality studies and various approaches to the matter because despite the growing interest in it, modality still remains one of the most multi-sided and contradictory phenomena in linguistics. The aim of this research is to define relationship between persuasion and illocutive modality in a media text. The author also analyzes the influence of utterances produced by a media discourse on gender construction. In her article Merzlyakova also presents results of popular Spanish glamour magazines analysis (Cosmopolitan and Telva) selected by using continuous sampling method. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that Merzlyakova views the persuasion function in addition to illocutive force of a produced utterance as especially important functional characteristics of media texts that can be used to analyse the position of an addressant in a media discourse and his or her relationship with the audience. Analysis of the implicit manifestation of an addressant's opinion makes it clear how media manipulates values, assessments and opinions of recipients. 
Vodyasova L.P. - The Functions of Metalexemes in the Literary Text (Based on the Works of Mordovian Writers) pp. 11-19

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10.7256/2409-8698.2016.2.18957

Abstract: The subject of analysis in the article is the metalexeme as the class of words with the highest level of generalization. Research objectives include: 1) to define the class of metalexemes; 2) to describe the main features thereof; 3) to determine the functions that they perform in the literary text. According to the author, metalexemes have the following features: broad conceptual basis allowing to relate it to a wider class of denotations; absence of a definite denotative meaning and high level of abstraction generalized in the language system; indirect nominaton and, consequently, sinsemantia. The descriptive research method was used based on observations of metalexemes and their functioning in the literary texts written by Mordovian writers in Erzya. Based on the research results the author concluded that the marked words are often used by writers for shorter names of a detailed written fact, phenomenon, or a whole episode for its generalization, summarization and qualification . These words generally reflect the author's evaluation of the reported and repeat the previous part of the text or any of its component at a higher level of abstraction (anaphoric replacement) and can also be used in the exposition, thus organizing all further description or narration (cataphoric replacement).
Suvorova N.N. - The Morphological Content of Advertising Slogans in the Field of Education pp. 11-16

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10.7256/2409-8698.2016.4.21424

Abstract: The article is devoted to the study of text ad from the point of view of morphology of the Russian language. The author addresses to this subject because it allows to consider an extensive language material, is interseting from the point of view of the Russian language and the lack of research in this area. This author of the article describes content words, peculiarities of their use and frequency of use in advertising slogans representing educational services. The object of the research is content words in advertising slogans representing the sphere of education. The purpose of the research is to describe peculiarities and to analyze how frequent content words are used in advertising slogans of education. The practical basis of the research involves advertising slogans in the sphere of education. To achieve the goals, the author has used data processing data including mathematical and statistical methods. During the analysis of advertising material of the education sector the author has revealed that such parts of speech as nouns, adjectives and verbs are more common than others. Nouns perform their basic function (naming) and come first. Verbs bring dynamics into an advertising slogan, attracts and holds attention of a consumer while adjectives decorate an advertising message or clarify a service. They are used mostly with the same frequency. Other parts of speech such as numerals, pronouns and adverbs, are met less frequently but perform very important functions, too, in particular, they make a reference to the item being advertised, clarify a service or present an advertising feature.  
Ivanova S.V. - Stylistic Use of Verbal Predicate Tenses in the Yakut Language pp. 11-19

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28694

Abstract: The subject of the research is the stylistic peculiarities of verbal predicate tenses in the Yakut language. Today it is an important task to study stylistics issues in order to develop and codify stylistic standards of modern Yakut and achieve application targets under the current conditions. Considering that the syntax of the Yakut language has a remarkably rich and varied set of stylistic tools, the analysis of verbal predicate tenses allows to reveal the main stylistic possibilities of a sentence. Based on the vast actual material, the author of the article describes stylistic features and expressive possibilities of verbal predicate. As a result of the analysis, the author provides a lexical semantic and grammatical semantic description of verbal predicate tenses specific for the conversational, creative writing and journalistic styles. Moreover, the author also defines quantitative indicators of verbal predicates in the conversational, literary and journalistic speech. Semantic stylistic and stylistic analysis involves verbal predicates in the tenses usually used by Yakuts in their conversational, literary and journalistic speech. Rich synonymy of verbal predicate tenses demonstrates a high level of the development and great possibilities of the Yakut syntax. The author underlines that it is important for the Yakuts to apply verbal tenses of different stylistic and expressive meaning in order to preserve or restore the tradition of their native language and to enrich the vocabulary of the younger generation. 
Matveeva A.A. - Textual Functions of Pluperfect in Terms of Precedence (the Case Study of Literary Works of the XVIth - XIXth Centuries) pp. 12-20

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10.25136/2409-8698.2017.4.24792

Abstract: The subject of the research is the textual functions of the pluperfect tense in the French language that appear from the meaning of precedence. These functions include reconstruction of the cronological order of events as well as participation in the anaphoric reference to events that have been described earlier. In her research Matveeva analyzes pluperfect semantics in comparison with other forms of the past tense. She also analyzes changes in the way the pluperfect tense had been used in the period since the XVIth till the XIXth centuries. Matveeva offers her own classification of contexts where this tense has the aforesaid functions. To analyze cases of using the pluperfect tense, the author has used the functional interpretation of the psychosystemic theory of the verbal tense. The tense is studied by the author taking into account particularities of the personal psychological time. The main conclusions of the research relate to the classification of contexts of using the pluperfect tense. While the XVIth-century texts make the anaphoric reference using the purperfect tense only if there was an additional indicatory component, the XIXth-century texts make such a reference without the indicatory component. As for the function of keeping the chronological order of events, it had stayed the same throughout the research period. 
Nilogov A.S. - 'Snipping' as the Name (Antilanguage Methodology in Aid of DNA-Genealogy) pp. 18-25

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10.7256/2409-8698.2016.1.17670

Abstract: In article the problem of allocation of new snips (one-nucleotide polymorphisms) as a lingvo-philosophical problem of the name ("onomafication") of our far ancestors is considered, still, it is possible, not having own names, but which it is possible to allocate/distinguish on the basis of assignment of serial number of snips as in any biological (in this case - genetic) of taxonomy. To us the problem of a "snipping"/snipping as the name "/antroponimofication" of far ancestors seems essential: from Y-chromosomal Adam through all nodal points (gapgroups / snips) to documentary confirmed factology of classical genealogy. The following methods are used in the research: anti-language, genetic (Y-chromosomal DNA testing), genealogical, DNA-genealogical, source study, heuristic method. The novelty of research is caused by the fact that the author establishes the interdisciplinary connection between two modern methods of scientific knowledge: anti-language methodology and by the DNA methods - genealogy (genetic genealogy). This allows to fulfil an opportunity as DNA genealogy due to expansion of anthroponimia factology when the documentary and source study base of classical genealogy, and anti-language methodology by means of inclusion of new types of anti-words in structure DNK-genealogisms is settled. 
Ulianova K. - pp. 18-24

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.6.31243

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Dzakhova V.T., Dzodzikova Z.B. - Phraseological Units as the Reflection of the Nation's World View (the Case Study of the Analysis of Phraseological Units with UD/DUSHA (Soul)/SEELE in Ossetian, Russian and German Languages) pp. 20-25

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10.25136/2409-8698.2018.2.25811

Abstract: The subject of this research is the phraseological units with such components as Ud/DUSHA (Soul)/SEELE in Ossetian, Russian and German languages. The purpose of the analysis is to define universal and specific features of these terms in the languages being compared. As the authors assumed in the very beginning, these are the most important terms for Ossetian and Russian languages spoken by Christians. Germans demonstrate less commitment to religion which is reflected in the term Seele which means the core of instruments or items. Appealing to the seminal and grammatical methods of analysis, the authors of the article describe a grammatical structure and internal form of phraseological units through comparing the meaning of phraseological units to the literal meaning of their components. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that for the first time in the academic literature the authors compare phraseological units of three IndoEuropean languages, two languages (Ossetian and Russian) being closely connected with each other for many centuries, and the third language (German) being used only in the process of teaching the German language to Ossetians or Russians. 
Zavialova I. - The Analysis of the Structural Features of Foreign Ergonyms (the Case Study of Public Catering Enterprises Names in Vienna and Berlin) pp. 20-25

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28688

Abstract: The existence of these or those ergonyms in the language space of the city is determined by extralinguistic factors. The object of the research is the foreign ergonyms, in particular, names of cafes and restaurants in the language space of an Austrian city Vienna and German city Berlin. The author of the article examines peculiar functions of foreign ergonyms, analyzes and classifies them depending on their source language, number of elements comprising ergonyms, and defines particular word-formation types of foreign ergonyms. To select the research material, the author has applied the random sampling method. The main research method used by the author is the method of scientific description that implies such techniques as direct observation, systematization, classification and interpretation. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the nature of functions of foreign ergonyms in the language space of Vienna and Berlin depends on the structure and means of ergonym nomination. The research results demonstrate that the most commonly used foreign ergonyms are usually of English origin. These are multi-component non-transliterated names created using morphological and syntactical word-formation. 
Paramonova M.K. - Lexical Synonymy of Religious Lexis: Particularities and Types pp. 23-28

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10.25136/2409-8698.2018.1.25050

Abstract: The subject of the research is the synonymy of religious lexis. In the course of her research Paramonova has discovered that religious lexis typically has excessive synonymy that creates more means of describing the same phenomenon. The main feature of synonymy of religious lexis is the relationship of absolute synonymy. The author describes the sources of absolute synonymy (word-formative processes, foreign vocabulary, words with different inner form, etc.) as well as particular features of synonymic pairs and rows (depending on the scope of application, styles and expressivity). The research material involved about 150 synonymic pairs and rows selected from the edition 'God, Religion' of the Russian Topical Vocabulary, analyzed and classified. Quite frequently religious lexis has been studied by researchers as part of the linguistic world-image, Orthodox discourse and vocabulary reflection, however, there are very few researches of this systemic linguistic phenomenon. Successive analysis of synonymic relations in religious lexis allows to describe features and patterns that have never been described before. 
Evlasev A.P., Sychugova L.A. - pp. 25-33

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.6.31280

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Mel'dianova A.V. - Functional Peculiarities of the Continuous Form in Modern English pp. 26-31

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10.25136/2409-8698.2018.2.26032

Abstract: The article is devoted to the peculiarities of functioning the continuous form in the English language. The semantics of this form does not allow to use some verbs the meaning of which contradicts the idea of process. Recently there has been a tendency towards increase in the number of such verbal forms used in the continuous form and this is what makes this study perspective. The aim of the article is to analyze the semantic selectivity of the continuous forms and lexical and grammatical factors under which some verbs of different semantics acquire the possibility to be used in the continuous form. Lexical and grammatical factors are discribed in the article and their contribution to the general meaning of the sentence is pointed out. In her research Meldianova applies the following research methods: description used to define, interpret and classify the meaning of verbs under study; and comparison used to analyze various semantic groups of verbs. Linguists have quite contradictory views on the meaning of the continuous form of verbs. Some of them believe that continous verbs denote a specific kind of verbs and describe an action that is being performed at the moment. Others believe that the continous form expresses a temporal meaning, in particular, simultaneity with some point in time or action. Researchers haven't come to the agreement regarding semantics and particular functions of the continous form in modern English. Moreover, the number of verbs that can be used in the continuous form is constantly growing and their meanings change under the influence of various intra- and extralinguistic context. This creates the novelty of this research. The results of the research prove that verbs of different semantics can be used in the continous form in modern English.
Mel'dianova A.V., Pomerantsev S.V. - Functional Peculiarities of Complex Sentences in English Aviation Texts pp. 28-34

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.30894

Abstract: The article is devoted to the peculiarities of functioning composite sentences in English aviation texts. The subject matter of this research are types of complex sentences in Modern English, means of connecting main and subordinate parts of these sentences. Research in the article is done on the basis of scientific and journalistic styles. A special attention is paid to the general characteristics of lexical and grammatical features of these two text styles. In the article a comparative analysis of different types of subordinate clauses is made and difficulties in translating them from English into Russian are analyzed. In her research Meldianova applies the following research methods: description used to define, interpret and classify complex sentences; and comparison used to analyze types of syndetic words and subordinating conjunctions in complex sentences. The novelty of this research consists in the conducted for the first time complex study of means of connectioning sentences within a composite sentence on the basis of English Aviation texts of scientific and jouralistic style.
Filistova N.Y. - Linguistic Study of the Concept of Beauty in English Literary Text pp. 32-41

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.3.30046

Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of the conceptual space in a literary text. The subject of the research is the verbal representation of the concept of beauty based on the example of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Grey. In the course of her analysis, Filistova has studied peculiarities of the writer's message in this novel, describes the basic concept thereof, selects and analyzes lexical units that represent the aforesaid concept in Oscar Wilde's novel. High importance of concept analysis for cognitive linguistics as well as nver-ending interest in Oscar Wilde's writings have conditioned the rationale of the research. The basis of the research includes such research methods as definition analysis, elements of conceptual analysis and statistical method. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the concept of beauty has never been a matter of complex linguistic analysis involving the novel The Picture of Dorian Grey. As a result of her research, Filistova describes the frame semantics of beauty as the basic concept of the novel and discovers dominating frames as a result of her analysis of the verbal representation of the beauty concept in the novel. 
Shukurov D.L. - pp. 34-52

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.6.31137

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Mukhamadiarova A.F. - Linguocoloured Picture of the World of Germans, Russians and Tatars (Based on the Analysis of Phraseological and Paroemiological Units) pp. 37-43

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.29588

Abstract: The role of colour in the world view   phraseology, paremiology, comparative phraseology, coloronym, phraseological unit, paroemiological unit, the German language, the Russian language, the Tatar language, cultural linguistics
Pilyugina N.Y. - Textual Functions of Phraseological Units (the Case Study of the 'Any Way' Phrase) pp. 38-46

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10.25136/2409-8698.2017.3.23572

Abstract: The author of the article analyzes the syntactic functions of phraseological units. The object of the research is phraseological units that begin to perform syntactic functions typical of official words, and at the same time retain their original properties to a greater or lesser degree. The aim of this research is the analysis of functioning of one of such phraseological unit, "any way". The "any way" phrase may play different roles in a text structure such as the role of absolute beginning or absolute end of the sentence, or internal position. Within the framework of this research the author tries to answer the question whether there a correlation between syntactic position and scope of this phraseological unit. The author of the article describes the semantic structure of the text, in which there the 'any way' phrase, and the scope of application of this unit. Based on the analysis of facts the author has concluded that in the initial position this phraseological unit performs the textual function that always goes beyond one statement. This unit indicates an uncontested situation which unfolds against the background of two and more variables. The author has also analyzes the means of explication of the text semantic structure which consists of actual lexical tools (based on the antonymy of meanings), and function markers (conjunctions, and introductory modal words).
Shelomentsev M.A. - Dynamics of the Reality Presentation in the Presidential Addresses to the Federal Assembly of Russia pp. 39-49

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10.7256/2409-8698.2017.1.22343

Abstract: The object of our research is the metaphors that can be found in the political discourse. The subject of our research is the dynamics of the reality representation in Vladimir Putin's Presidential Addresses to the Federal Assembly of Russia for 2000 and 2016. The aim of the article is to define dynamics in the reality representation in the Presidential Addresses to the Federal Assembly of Russia. As the material to study such dynamics, the author uses the analysis of metaphors in the Presidential addresses to the Federal Assembly of Russia based on the idea that metaphors perform the cognitive function and reailty categorization function. Analyzing texts of the aforesaid Addresses, the author defines the qualitative and quantitative contents of metaphors and describes changes in the contents in these reality representations. The methodological basis of this research involves George Lakoff's and Mark Johnson's idea about the conceptual metaphor based on the cognitive discourse padarigm. According to the author, the number of metaphors denotes not only what Vladimir Putin says in his Presidential Addresses to the Federal Assembly of Russia but also his attitude to what he says. This allows to speak of changes in his approach and thinking in terms of cognitive sciences. 
Kriuchkova E.S. - The Russian and Ukrainian Language Reforms of the 1917 - 1921. Causes and Consequences pp. 43-48

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28682

Abstract: In her research Kryuchkova analyzes the spelling reforms that took place in Russia and Ukraine in 1917 and 1921. The subject of the research is the differences and similarities in the language reforms of the early XXth century. An important feature of that period is that a great variety of sources including political processes influenced the development of the new language standard. Thus, the Russian spelling reform was influenced by the policy of the Russian Empire and then RSFSR while Ukrainian spelling reform was influenced by the policy of the Ukrainian People's Republic. The main research method used by the author is the comparison, the author has also applied the methods of idealisation, analysis and synthesis. Earlier researches have never compared Russian and Ukrainian language reforms of 1917 and 1921. The main conclusion of the research is that despite the fact that they both happened in the same period of time, these two reforms did not coincide. The author has also discovered that even though both reforms are usually thought to be conducted by the communist party, they were initially developed by the ideological opponents of communists.
Altukhova O. - Conceptual Metaphors with the TEXT Source Domain in Modern English Lyrics pp. 43-50

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.4.30522

Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of metaphoric structures in popular culture. The matter under research is the linguistic representation of conceptual metaphors that involve the TEXT source domain in popular English lyrics. In her research Altukhova analyzes the most commonly used metaphoric analogies with the TEXT source domain represented in English poems earlier. She also specifies the frequency, specific structure and functions of lyrics as well as describes the most typical lexical unit that verbalize a group of metaphors under study. Altukhova also discovers possible methods of metaphor modification at the conceptual and lexical levels. To analyze the research data, the author has used methods offered by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson and Terner within the framework of the theory of conceptual metaphor. The scientific novelty is caused by the fact that the author studies the TEXT concept as the source domain and source of metaphorization that has never been studied thoroughly by Russian or foreign linguistics. This is also the first research to analyze texts that refer to popular culture and orient at non-verbal means. The main conclusions of the research are the following: conceptual metaphors with the TEXT source domain are quite popular in English lyrics and have a stable conceptual scheme, however, their linguistic representation has a high degree of lexical variability as a result of introduction of new lexical units and transformation of stable combinations. 
Mutalov R.O., Vagizieva N.A. - pp. 45-51

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.31032

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Antonova T.V. - Extralinguistic Factors and Their Influence on the Translation of Culture-Bound Items pp. 46-52

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10.25136/2409-8698.2017.4.21735

Abstract: The author of the article examines extralinguistic conditions in the translation of culture-bound items from English into Russian. They are dealt as the subject of the research. The aim of this work is to systematize and clarify extralinguistic factors. The novelty of the research is an attempt to analyze the interaction between linguistic and extra-linguistic factors in the process of the translation of culture-bound words (the evidence — from the press). To reach the goal we are to apply the comparative method of linguistic study. The author reveals the content of such factors as temporary, sustainable, regional, cross-cultural and social information. The author comes to the conclusion that the balance of the factors depends on their interaction, but their explicit expression depends on a particular speech situation. So, any newspaper text is composed so as to inform its reader about the latest events. That is why this factor determines the process of translation Thus, extra-linguistic factors should be considered from the point of view of the things discussed in a speech or piece of writing and from the point of view of the communicative situation as well. The theoretical relevance of the research relates to the translation model for culture-bound items while the practical relevance relates to proper translation of socio-cultural information.
Gramma D.V., Filistova N.Y. - Conceptual Basis of Sports Discourse (the Case Study of English Newspaper Articles) pp. 49-60

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28789

Abstract: The article is devoted to the study of sports discourse. Verbalization of various concepts on the example of English-language newspaper articles is considered as a subject of the study. The aim of the research is to study the conceptual basis of sports discourse. In the process of analyzing the conceptual basis of sports discourse, the features of the conceptual sphere of sports discourse were considered; the concepts of sports discourse were highlighted; lexical units representing the conceptual sphere of sports discourse were selected and analyzed. The research is formed by such research methods as definitional analysis, elements of conceptual analysis, as well as a statistical method. The subconcepts of the concept “Sport” were described in the article. Having considered the verbal implementation of subconcepts in sports discourse, the authors found out which subconcepts are dominant.
Varfolomeeva Y.N., Lenkhoboeva T.R. - Specific Features of Media Texts (on the Basis of Journalistic Texts of Online Newspaper VSGUTU-Online) pp. 50-56

DOI:
10.7256/2409-8698.2017.1.20827

Abstract: The article discusses the features of journalistic texts on the Internet. The authors have actualized the phenomenon of such a media text which includes the verbal layer close to the traditional format and non-verbal layer that consists of illustrations, infographics, and audio-video materials. In the course of their research the authors have analyzed the site of the student newspaper "VSGUTU-online», its structure, design, and media texts which have been published in the student newspaper. Based on the material represented that included more than 50 articles, the authors cover such characteristics of media texts as its compositional structure, lexical and syntactic structure, availability of multimedia, interactive and hypertextual tools. When working on the article, the authors have used the methods of linguistic observation and description as well as the method of the language analysis. On the Internet media texts acquire new features and therefore becomes a 'unique phenomenon' as some researchers call it. Firstly, mediatexts consist of interchangeable layers, verbal and non-verbal. Secondly, there is an evident change in the verbal 'traditional' layer of the text, first of all, due to transformation of the textual structure which is required to become more fractured. Thirdly, a separate role is given to multimedia, interactive and hypertextual tools. 
Matveeva A.A. - Pluperfect Tense in the Sense of Perfective Aspect and Punctual Past (the Case Study of French Texts of the 16th - 21st Centuries) pp. 51-58

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.2.26309

Abstract:  The subject of the research is the semantic features of the pluperfect tense that could be found in French texts of the 16th - 21st centuries. In her research Matveeva analyzes the perfective aspect, punctual past and context parameters that are necessary for implementation of these features. Such parameters include particularities of quoted texts in general, for example, dynamics of the shift in timing templates, syntactic features of text fragments; nature of lexical markers, for example, adjunct of time and place. Illustrative matter is grouped in accordance with the intensity of perfective aspect in ascending order. To analyze empiric material, the author has used the psychosystemic theory of verbal time interpreted in the functional terms. The author of the article studies the tense taking into account psychological particularities of personal psychological time. The main results of the research describe the context parameters necessary for imlementation of the perfective aspect and punctual past. The perfective aspect requires the order of verbs in a sentence to follow the order of the events and the verb in the pluperfect tense must logically relate to the following verb. Punctual past is different because in this case the verb in the pluperfect tense does not logically relate to the subsequent verb. The frequency of cases of the perfective sense and punctual past of the pluperfect tense increases during the period under study. 
Sychugova L.A., Evlasev A.P. - pp. 53-57

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.6.31298

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Skacheva N. - Semantics of the Concept of Justice in Russian and German Phraseological Units pp. 62-66

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.3.30059

Abstract: The subject of the research is the concept of justice in Russian and German phraseologial units. The aim of the research is to define semantic features of the concept in Russian and German phraseological units. The analysis of cultural concepts using the method of linguistic analysis of language units, their component structure, semantics and syntaxis gives a deeper insight into the spirit of nation, their behavioral patterns and thus allows to find the right way to communicate with them. In her research Skacheva has applied the methods of contextual and component analysis of phraseological units and discovers the following semantic features of phraseological units: 1. Axiological core of the concept of justice in Russian is 'truth'. 2. Axiological core of the concept of justice in German is 'law'. These results prove that the concept of justice has different semantic features in the Russian and German languages. Germans view it as legality or observance of social rules as well as relations between people or within society ('just' relations). Russians view justice more as truth. 
Olkhovskaia A. - pp. 63-78

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.27457

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Polinichenko D.Y., . - Amateur Linguistic Concepts in Modern Russia (Based on the Example of Mikhail Zadornov's Creative Work) pp. 67-81

DOI:
10.7256/2306-1596.2013.2.693

Abstract: The article is devoted to historical and linguistic views of a famous Russian satirist Mikhail Zadornov. The authors of the article analyze the principles used by Zadornov in etymologization of Russian and English words. It is shown that the satirist's views are quite similar to moern Russian amateur linguistics.  This is true for both theorizing on linguistic topics (principles of etymologization, original views on morphology and lexical semantics, the priority of the Russian or the Proto-Slavic language and compassion towards dilettant language theories of XIX century) and his particular views, for example, his negative attitude to 'official science' and underlined patriotism. Despite obvious ifluence of other amateur authors on Zadornov's style (A. Dragunkin and S. Alekseev first of all), it is no doubt that he is the author at least of a part of his propagandized ideas. Zadorov plays an important role in modern Russian amateur linguisticsand should be really taken into account.  
Ivanova S.V. - pp. 79-83

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.29933

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Abdullaev I.B. - Interrogative Sentence in the Lezgian Language pp. 82-99

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.2.26474

Abstract: This article is devoted to interrogative sentences in the Lezgian language. the author of the article provides an in-depth analysis of all types of Lezgian interrogative sentences possible from the point of view of their semantics and syntaxis. In his research Abdullaev provides a great number of examples from literature and Lezgian study books. He describes new types of interrogative sentences that have never been described in study books before and carries out an in-depth analysis of subtypes of interrogative sentences in the Lezgian language. Abdullaev refers to relevant foreign and Russian researches that have never quoted before. In his research the author uses modern methods of linguistic research such as description, immediate constituent analysis and comparison. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that for the first time in Russian linguistic science the author makes an attempt to provide a full structured and classification analysis of all types of interrogative sentences in the Lezgian language. BEfore this topic has been touched upon only partially by Russian and foreign researchers. 
Borisova I.V. - pp. 84-92

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.30279

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Dominenko N.V., Kislukhina M.V. - pp. 93-104

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.5.30969

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Lityagina E.A. - Comparative and Socio-Cultural Aspect in English and Spanish Business Vocabularies. Analysis of Business Jargon pp. 101-111

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.27781

Abstract: The subject of this research is the English and Spanish business vocabularies viewed from the point of view of socio-cultural specific features. The aim of the research is to carry out classification and comparative analysis of the word-formation means of English and Spanish business terms, to describe their general and special features and analysis of the socio-cultural element of business vocabulary based on the analysis of jargonisms. The latter systematizes the types of borrowings from the English language, which prevail against the background of Spanish terms and are a distinctive feature of Spanish business jargon. The research methodology includes a comparative method, a method of systematization and classification of the material under study, a descriptive-analytical method, a method of continuous sampling, a method for analyzing vocabulary interpretations. It is a distinctive feature of the Spanish business jargon. This is a method of systematic sampling, a method of continuous sampling, and a method of analyzing vocabulary interpretations. The scientific novelty of this work lies in the fact that it was the first to describe and compare English and Spanish terms and jargon in business from the point of view of word-building models, as well as the impact of sociocultural factors on the formation of business terminology from the standpoint of an anthropocentric approach to the study of linguistic phenomena. The role of the English language as the main donor language in relation to Spanish slang business terminology is revealed. The author demonstrates the variety of themes from the point of view of naming processes and phenomena of business practice as well as the prevailing use of metaphors created using components of different forms and thus referring to different notions (color, animal world, national cuisine, body parts, household items and weapon, etc.). 
Zinecker T. - Substitution of a Component/Components as an Example of Occasional Use of Russian Paremiological Units: Experimental Research pp. 103-109

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.29979

Abstract: The subject of this research is the proper use of the mechanism of substitution of a component/components of Russian paremiological units by informants (native speakers) in the course of an experimental research. The researcher describes the experiment scheme and informants' responses that are viewed as examples of occasional use of Russian paremiological units with one kind of transformation. The analysis covers peculiarities of substitution of a paremiological unit component/components for components with similar, related or different semantics and stylistic effect resulting from it. In the course of the research the author has used the following methods: phraseological description developed by A. Kunin, contextual analysis, component analysis, linguistic experiment and continuous sampling from dictionaries. The main conclusions of the research are as follows. As long as a linguistic experiment has the proper scheme that implies awareness of informants (native speakers) on the mechanism of substitution of a component/components as an example of occasional transformation of paremiological units and developed conceptual and logical thinking, it is no problem to create bright examples of such substitutions. The most frequently used substitutions are the onse that use synonyms or lexical units of the same lexical and semantic group or the same lexical set, however, informants often substituted components of Russian paremiological units for lexemes that are not related semantically. The researcher has not discovered a single case of substityution of Russian paremiological units for antonyms. As a rule, informants substituted only one component, substitution of two or more components has been a rare case.  
Zhgun D. - Cases of Asymmetry between Semantic and Pragmatic Meanings in Emotional and Evaluative Utterances (Based on the Analysis of English Fiction) pp. 109-117

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.4.30344

Abstract: The subject of the article is emotional and evaluative utterances in literary texts. The article briefly appraises the current research of emotions in linguistics, emphasizing their role in communication. The linguistic data are also enforced by theories from psychology. The author thoroughly studies emotional and evaluative utterances that reveal asymmetry between the semantic and pragmatic meanings. Emotional and evaluative utterances are defined as utterances that express, imply or describe emotions, emotional states and reactions. Asymmetry is defined as the deviation from the norm as a result of a language natural functioning. Research methods include definition, semantic and pragmatic analyses of emotional and evaluative utterances, selected from English fiction by the continuous sampling method. The author comes to conclusion that asymmetry occurs due to the subjective experience of emotions and linguistically manifests itself in reverse reactions and ambivalence. It has been revealed that true knowledge about emotion is context dependent and it is the context that shows whether emotion is appraised positively or negatively.
Akimova O. - Generic Trademarks with the Semantic Role of the AGENT in the English Blog Discourse Event Schemas pp. 116-122

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.24598

Abstract: The subject of the research is the generic trademarks that play the semantic role of the AGENT in the English blog discourse event schemas. The aim of the research is to reveal cognitive discursive peculiarities of generic pragmonyms that play the semantic role of the AGENT in representative event schemas of the English blog discourse based on the integrated linguistic and cognitive analysis. The rationale of the research is caused by the role of generic pragmonyms as one of the most productive sources of enriching the vocabulary as well as the units that influence the linguistic consciousness and create new cognitive structures. To achieve the research targets, the researcher has applied a combination of such research methods as discursive and contextual analysis and conceptual modelling. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that for the first time in the academic literature the researcher carries out an integral analysis of peculiar use of English generic pragmonyms playing the role of the AGENT in the event schemes represented by the means of the English blog discourse. The author comes to the conclusion that apart from deonimized pragmonyms that designate living creatures capable of perception and cognition, some generic pragmonyms play the role of the AGENT based on the metaphoric or metonymic transfer of meaning. 
Bykova L., Tadzhibova A. - Functioning of the Expanded Metaphor in Modern Press pp. 125-137

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.27816

Abstract: The subject of the research is the modern Russian and German press that contains examples of the use of expanded metaphors. Cognitive metaphors are actively used by journalists to perform one of the main functions of press, to influence the reader and develop the public opinion. The object of the research is the peculiarities of functioning of expanded metaphoric models. The aim of the research is to give a definition of what metaphoric models are the most productive in analytical newspapers in German and Russian. Having used the random sampling technique, the authors have selected Russian and German online publications that contain one or several expanded metaphoric models. The results of the research demonstrate that military, morbial, game and criminal metaphoric models are the most productive in press. The authors demonstrate text-forming features of a metaphor. The use of several sources of metaphoric modelling in a journalistic text increases its visualizatino features and makes it panoramic and understandable for readers.  
Sychugova L.A., Evlasev A.P. - Functions of Linguistic Means in the Process of Politician's Image Creation (the Case Study of Donald Trump's Public Speeches) pp. 145-151

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.27963

Abstract: The article is devoted to the study of the image in political linguistics and the consideration of the problem of the substantive aspect of the speech image of a politician, which is due to the exceptional role of the image for the politician as an active public figure. One of the most notable social institutions of our time is politics, the interest in the study of which by linguists has been steady recently, since many political actions are by their very nature speech. The article includes an analysis of the functioning of language means when creating an image of a politician. In the course of their research the authors have applied the following methods: analysis of vocabulary definitions, introspective analysis, statistical analysis to define the frequency of language phenomena. The main conclusions of the research are as follows: the use of language tools in D. Trump's public speeches, which is mainly due to the objectives of these speeches, the main task of which is to make a strong impression on the audience; stylistic techniques at the phonographic, lexical, lexical-grammatical and syntactic levels, through which the speaker maintains the attention and interest of listeners, activates the process of perception and affects the addressee to achieve the goal.
Kereshun A.V. - Author Aphorism as an Element of the Manipulation Chain in the USA Election Political Discourse pp. 153-158

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.27375

Abstract: The subject of the research is aphorisms in political discourse which a frequently met phenomenon. Peculiarity of the electical political discourse preparation is the intent of a speaker to influence the target audience. In his research Kereshun focses on the author aphorism that is used as one of the techniques of influencing the target audience. Thus, the aim of the article is to analyze peucliarities of manipulative use of author aphorism in the political discourse. Aphorism is viewed as the core of a manipulative construct. In his research Kereshun has used the interpretative method and definition analysis method as well as Charles Pears' semiotic theory. The scientific novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the author studies the manipulative potential of aphorism The analysis carried out allows to define the borders as well as describe active elements of the manipulation chain that uses aphorism as the core of the chain. Moreover, the researcher extends and clarifies the definition of aphorism in general.  
Yi L. - Subjective Frequency of Buzzwords pp. 153-159

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.4.30571

Abstract: The article is devoted to the frequency of the use of buzzwords. The phenomenon of 'buzzword' is of great interest for many modern linguists while it still does not have a clear definition. This research presents an attempt to describe and, if possible, explain an important indicator of buzzwords which is the subjective frequency of the use of a linguistic unit as calculated on the basis of a linguistic corpus. The researcher of the article demonstrates that there is not sufficient estimation of the frequency of use of buzzwords on the basis of corpus texts and offers an experimental linguistic method to determine the subjective frequency. The main research methods used by the author of the article is description, comparison and experiment which have allowed to define different advantages and disadvantages of objective and subjective frequency of the use of buzzwords. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that for the first time in the academic literature the researcher have analyzed the main gaps and problems related to estimations of buzzwords carried out on the basis of corpus texts (difficulty of presenting results, challenges of analyzing conversational and network materials, late update of data and materials, unprecise distinction of word semantics); the researcher has also demonstrated opportunties of the method of successive intervals and has proved the importance of the aforesaid method by describing the Word of the Year project. 
Pogorelova I.V., Shiryaeva Z.L. - Latin Alphabet Borrowings in V. Pelevin's Novel 'iPHUCK10' pp. 159-164

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.29572

Abstract: The subject of the research is the English borrowings in a Cyrillic text. The object of the research is the Latin alphabet borrowings in V. Pelevin's novel iPHUCK10. Describing the matter under research, the author underlines that there are certain cultural, political, economical and civilizational procsses behind borrowing as a language process. The importance of the research object (i.e. exclusion of Latin borrowings in a Cyrillic text from the scope of analysis) is caused by a great number of Latin borrowings in a Cyrillic text of a novel which makes the latter to be a matter of particular research. The authors of the article analyze Latin borrowings in the novel from the point of view of their structural and distributive features. This implies the use of such methods of linguistic analysis as structural, quantitative, distributive and content analysis. The novelty of the research is caused by the integral analysis of functional of Latin borrowings in a Cyrillic text. The main conclusions of the research is the provisions about structural, distributive and meta-communicative peculiarities of aforesaid units. The authors' special contribution to the topic is the description of basic metafunctions (descriptive and coding) performed by Latin borrowings in the novel. 
Bakanova A.V. - Views on Death in Catalan Phraseology pp. 160-172

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.4.30576

Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of semasiological, phraseological and paroemiological aspects of the 'mort' concept in the Catalan language from the point of view of linguocultural approach. The lexeme 'mort' is used in the Catalon language in different meanings to express the fear of death, philosophical and religious expectations, and ironic attitude to human foibles. Catalans view death as an inescapable event; temporary verge; rest; sleep, tax that free humans from earthly judgement (Pagar tribut a la mort); suffering; grief (dol); sacral action. The research is based on over two hundred of paramias and phraseologial units, analysis of dictionary definitions of Catalan 'death' lexemes, derivational and synonymic rows. Numerous paramia euphemisms describe death as a travel and indirectly relate to grave yard or memorial service (Anar a son Tril·lo). There are also cases when the 'death' lexeme designates extremely unpleasant, insignificant or unattractive humans or items (Això és una mort) to reinforce a negative remark or indicate insufficient qualities (colors ben morts). Catalans do not avoid using death lexemes in their conversation which presents their ironic and philosophical attitude to death. 
Shitkova M. - Interaction of Verbal Sequences in a Literary Text pp. 165-174

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.29749

Abstract: The subject of the research is a verbal sequence as a type of a text. The term under research refers to text stylitics and thus requires analysis of a text from the point of view of use of language. Such approach allows to speak about peculiarities of narration in general but not only language facts that can be discovered. The author of the article focuses on kinds of interaction of verbal sequences in literary texts and describes such kinds of interaction as 'interpenetration', 'collision' and 'parallel development' of verbal sequences in a literary text. To achieve the research targets, the author has applied linguistic analysis methods as well as observation, analysis and synthesis which have allowed to discover internal relations between language facts in the texts under research. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that verbal sequences have been mentioned but rarely studied by Russian science. The analysis carried out by the author has allowed to discover different variants of verbal composition and has pointed out that there is a certain connection between how verbal sequences are organized in a text and what message the writer wants to convey. Thus, the researcher emphasizes the importance of verbal sequences in a literary text and underlines the need for further research.  
Matytcina M. - Areas for Integration of Critical Discourse Analysis into Empirical Tool of Political Research pp. 175-182

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.2.29847

Abstract: The subject of the research of the areas for critical review of modern critical discourse analysis as a theoretical and practical discipline as well as anaylsis of new courses of development of modern critical discourse. The aim of this research is to describe practical use of critical discourse analysis and analyze new areas for critical discourse analysis development such as analysis of multimodal featurs thus underlying the reasonability of inclusion it into the methodological framework of modern science. The author of the article emphasizes the need in a scientifically-based definition of critical discourse analysis. Opportunities and limitations of critical discourse analysis demonstrate prospects of integration of this interdisciplinary quality method into empirical tools of political research, this proving the reasonabiilty and pratical importance of its integration into a set of methods of modern political research. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the author gives a description of soem limitations of critical discourse analysis as a scientific approach such as the absence of general principles and methods of research and scientific objectivity, inconsistency, inaccurate selection of material, consideration of the environment and heuristics of cognitive linguistics and analysis model. The author has also describes new trends of modern critical discourse. Obviously, the time has come to critically review theoretical and methodological approaches and gruonds typical for critical discourse analysis as a research method. 
Lykova O. - The Analysis of Gender-Specific Peculiarities of Insincerity pp. 185-191

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.28739

Abstract: The subject of the study is gender characteristics of insincere statements and behavior. The experimental material includes 100 video fragments in Russian and 100 video fragments in American English. The study of this material included perceptual-auditory and perceptual-visual types of analysis, which were conducted with the involvement of groups of test-auditors. The results of perceptual-auditory and perceptual-visual types of analysis revealed some gender differences in insincere statements and behavior. However, most of the parameter values noted by the subjects when working with the material are in the zone of average values, which makes the study of these parameters especially difficult and indicates the relevance of this problem. Processing such a data set (915,600 cells) was carried out for the first time, but it did not reveal major gender differences in the speech and behavior of communicants, which indicates the need for further study of this problem.
Egizaryan P.E. - Portuguese Future in Portuguese Grammatical Essays of the XIXth - XXth Centuries pp. 192-196

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10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.29274

Abstract: The object of the research is interpretation of the grammar of the future tense in the Portuguese language in grammatical essays of the XIX-XXth centuries. Three essays were written in the genre of neogrammatism before 1910 and three were created in the genre of structuralism after 1970. The subject of the research is the prospect of the views on overall linguistic issues of the tense category (three-part structure and egocentricism of the temporal indicator, close connection between expression of the future tense and modality) as well as topical issues of the Portuguese language (expression of modality meanings by certain temporal forms and vice versa, common use of the periphrastic future and specific features of its semantics). The research was based on the contrast comparison of data from grammatical descriptions in the Portuguese language of the XIX and XX centries. The main conclusion of the research is that already in the first half of the XIXth century grammar experts viewed the future tense as a complex phenomenon and described it taking into account not only temporality but also modality and pragmatic meaning of words (even though they made at a rather basic level). Grammar experts of the second half of the XXth century investigated problems that had been already raised before but did it with more diligence. The new aspect was their detailed analysis of the future periphrase ir+Inf. 
Kiselev S.S. - The Struggle for National Identity and Multilingualism in Terms of Globalization Processes (the Case Study of France) pp. 197-206

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2019.1.29369

Abstract: The subject of the research is the arguments against the Toubon law of 1994 that the authors compare to the most recent major  language policy decisions made by the government of France. The Toubon law is viewed as the geopolitical (defense of national culture) and domestic security means (ensurance of the social order). Nevertheless, discussions around this law demonstrate that it lacks a distinct policy and consensus about the areas of future development of the French language. The conservative Toubon law opposes to liberal attempts to simply French spellling in 1990 and the Fioraso law of 2013 that permitted teaching disciplines in English. The author of this article analyzes arguments of the followers and opponents of the above mentioned laws and provides a rich illustrative socio-political material that proves theoretical provisions of the research. In his research the author has applied methods of contextual and discursive analysis as well as the methods of observation, generalisation and description. As a result of the research, the author concludes that the ideological fight to defend the national culture from globalization processes and ensurance of the public order through unifying of the national language seems to be lot. Despite all the laws issued, France does not support the defence of the French language openly and admits teaching disciplines in English at Franch universities under the influence of globalization, world economy and European Union. Thus, a new vector of France's language policy is being formed. 
Nasibullaeva E.R. - Configuration of the Lexico-Semantic Field with the Higher Education Invariant in Modern English pp. 217-222

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26993

Abstract: In her article Nasibullaeva gives the configuration of the lexical-semantic field “Higher Education” in English and discusses the problem of the semantic organization of the lexical system of the language, defines the concept of “semantic field”. The object of the study is a fragment of the basic vocabulary of the language, which includes lexical language units, combined on the basis of the commonality of the value “Higher Education” expressed by them, that is, according to the semantic principle. The analysis of the constituents of the lexical-semantic field “Higher Education” in modern English has shown that they have a common semantic feature (archemem) , “higher education”. The research methods were the field structuring method, the method of lexical and semantic analysis and the modeling method. The method of lexical-semantic analysis allowed to establish the composition of the lexical-semantic field of nuclear lexemes with the invariant "Higher Education". The modeling method vividly presented the structure of this lexical-semantic field. One of the urgent tasks of linguistics is “establishing and describing the field structure of a language, since the vocabulary as a system is a set of interrelated and interacting fields that form a complex and specific for each language“ world picture ”. Description of the configuration of the lexical-semantic field with the “Higher Education” invariant in modern English, revealing the specifics of its constituents, as well as the microfields in the nuclear and peripheral zones.
Samsonova E.M. - Limit and Movement Verbs in the Yakut Language pp. 220-226

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.28170

Abstract: The subject of the research is the peculiarities of the manifestation of the limit feature in the lexico-semantic group of movement verbs in the Yakut language. The author pays special attention to the classification of subgroups of verbs with the semantics of oriented, vertical movement and the meaning of overcoming obstacles. The lexicographic source in the article is the material of the Big Explanatory Dictionary of the Yakut Language. The polysemism of many verbs of the Yakut language movement implies using not the verbal lexeme itself, but its lexico-semantic version (LSV) as the unit of analysis. The use of the functional-semantic approach allowed to determine the place occupied by the limiting / unsaturated verbal vocabulary in the three-level structure of the expression plan of the category of limitingness of the language in question. The novelty of the work lies in the fact that for the first time in Yakut linguistics a distinction is made between verbal lexemes on the basis of lexico-semantic groups: previously, researchers focused only on the study of such a feature as transitivity / intransigence of action. During the analysis, it was established that the polysemousness of most Yakut verbs allows their lexico-semantic variants to participate in the expression of several typical situations. The classification of limiting verbs of movement in the Yakut language shows that, depending on the type of movement, the degree of manifestation of the limit in the semantics of the verbal lexeme also differs.
Kartushina E.A. - Pragmalinguistic Features of Speaking Russian in Finish Diaspore (Based on the Analysis of Internet Posts) pp. 223-231

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26595

Abstract: The article discusses the issue of aggressiveness and courtesy when communicating on the Internet, in particular at the forum of the Russian-speaking population of Finland. The definitions of linguistic expression and aggressive linguistic expression are given. A review of studies on the aggressiveness of communication on the Internet. It is noted that the term aggression refers rather to the sphere of other humanities, while the concept of aggressive language expression is more applicable in linguistic analysis and, as well as the method of analysis of language expression is developed. Attention is paid to the categories of politeness in communicating on the forum, pragmatic characteristics of communication are considered. Presents the results of the analysis of dialogues on the forum. The question is also raised about the applicability of the binary opposition of sociolinguistics “our own” - “alien” to the consideration of communication on the forum. Special attention is paid to foreign elements from the Finnish language when communicating in their native (Russian) language among the Russian diaspora. The novelty of the study is caused by the fact that verbal means of language expression are analyzed when communicating with the Russian diaspora. The relevance of the study is due to the increased interest among both linguists and society to the new role of the Russian language as a world language abroad and in the post-Soviet space, as well as its role as the language of the diaspora. The definitions of language expression and aggressive language expression are given. The author dwells on those types of language expression, which form the language communication on the forum. It is proved that politeness is a response to the aggressiveness of communication.
Shirinkina M.A. - Compositional-Thematic Organisation of Regulatory Documents (the Case Study of the Business Genre Rules) pp. 227-236

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.28253

Abstract: The article explores the peculiarities of expression in the business genre of the “rules” of textual categories of the topic and composition. The theme of the text is understood as the main typological characteristic that reflects the subject of speech and forms the basis of the author's intention. It is established that the rules are implemented subject and genre themes. The subject matter is connected with the establishment of the normative behavior of various legal subjects in typical legal situations; it is expressed by chains of thematic nominations of the subject of speech. The genre theme is set by the genre nomination in the document title and, first of all, determines the tonality of the text following it, secondly, the addressee's interpretation and interpretation of this text as obligatory for execution. Text composition is a structural category through which a theme develops. The composition of the text of the rules includes the title and the main text, the latter, in turn, is divided into a preamble and informatively isolated sections. The basis for splitting the document into sections and subsections are sub-topics and micro-topics in the composition of the hypertema of the whole text. The categorical-textual approach to the business genre of the “rule” makes it possible to describe it as a special type of business text with inherent individual features. In conclusion, the author analyzes the composition of the existing “Rules of the Road Traffic of the Russian Federation”. A special contribution of the author to the research of the topic is the alternative variant of the document compositionwhich most fully meets the goals and objectives of legal communication. 
Konovalova M.V. - Speech and Evocative Influence in Internet Media Discourse pp. 232-237

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26622

Abstract: The subject of this article is the differences in speech and evocative effects in the online media discourse. The author considers  the speech and evocative effects and reveals the concept of evocative effects in a media discourse. The article discusses  the theoretical aspect of studying the impact of media texts on the recipient of information, special attention being paid to the cognitive and medialinguistic approaches to this phenomenon. The author of the article analyzes the linguistic means of representation of the evocative impact in the news media text and examines the account of the author of the background knowledge of the recipient. She also analyzes the evocative impact of headlines and media texts of news selected by the method of continuous sampling. In her study Konovalova uses the methods of observation, generalization and description of linguistic phenomena. The novelty of the study is caused by the fact that linguistic indicators are first considered from the standpoint of the evocative impact of the news media text on the recipient. It has been proved that the language means of the evocative impact are present both in the title of the media text and in the text of the news. It has also been established that the evocative impact is embodied with the help of linguistic means designed to intensify the background knowledge of the recipient when perceiving the news text.
Tadzhibova A.N., Bykova L.V. - The Road Theme as the Source of Metaphoric Expansion in Political Reporting of German Printing Media pp. 238-248

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26676

Abstract: The subject of the resear is the metaphors with the 'Road' theme used in the German printing media when describing an attempt to create a coalition called “Jamaica”, suggesting the union of three parliamentary parties, the CDU / CSU, the SPD and the Union 90 / Greens. The object of research is the media discourse presented by online publications in current German-language publications Deutsche Welle, Tagesspiegel for the period from 08.09.2017 to 30.12.2017. Particular attention is paid to the design function of the media discourse. The deciphering of language signs used by media text authors when describing political negotiations to create the Jamaica coalition in Germany suggests embellishment and imposition of a point of view, a reflection of a political event and the constructivist function of media discourse creating one or another image. An analysis of media texts showed the importance of using metaphoric nominations with the path-road theme in mass media discourse, requiring cognitive interpretation techniques necessary to understand the process of creating a coalition unfolding and evolving in the global media discourse. Images of paths and roads are associated with changes in the inner world of a person, reflecting inner experiences, transformations, entering a new world opening in a new place, and provide opportunities for obtaining new impressions and meanings. Specifying and ordering a political event, media texts actualize metaphors with the image of the road where an object is perceived as a road, difficulties that arise are obstacles on the way, and participants  are travelers or means of transport. 
Konovalova M.V. - Evocation and Evocative Feature of Media Discourses pp. 249-256

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26805

Abstract: The purpose of the article is to consider evocation in a media discourse and to study the realization of the evocative property in media texts of news note and polemic conversation genres. The object of the research is the media discourse, in particular, evocative property of which is studied on the example of media texts. The subject of the research is the media texts that are considered as its static cut and demonstrate the practical implementation of the evocative properties. The findings of the study can be useful in theoretical works on medialinguistics, language theory, discursive linguistics as well as those who are engaged in the practical writing of media texts of various subjects and genres. The methodology of the study is a layered combination of elements of discourse analysis and contextual analysis. The scope of application of research results covers the field of media research. The universality of the research findings is based on the study of the evocative properties of a media discourse based on the general characteristics inherent in media communication in general. The novelty of the research lies in the study of the evocative properties of a media discourse, which is first carried out on the material of media texts. A special contribution of the author to the development of this topic is the original study of evocation as a property of a media discourse using elements of discourse analysis and context analysis. The conclusions made by the author are as follows: the evocative property of a media discourse is manifested primarily through the subject-subject communication, the mass nature of the media text, which has a primary and secondary form of event representation. This circumstance also makes it possible to interpret the media text as the static of the media discourse, among the components of which are clearly marked formal-content and contextual-cognitive discursive signs that are a necessary attribute of media communication, giving the recipient the opportunity to interpret the message to an adequately lit event.
Lykova O., Gordeev D. - Paralinguistic Indicators of Lies in speech (Based on the Analysis of the Russian Language) pp. 257-268

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26868

Abstract: The article provides an overview of prosodic and acoustic indicators of deception. The research was conducted on the basis of frequency spectrum analysis of 108 speech fragments which had been obtained by segmenting the 12-hour long audio recording. Although modeled deception situations are proven to give accurate results in deception detection, the experiment is not a modeled deception situation which allows greater accuracy by considering involuntary changes in the subject's voice caused by their genuine emotions such as fear of being exposed.Frequency spectrum analysis of speech fragments showed an increase in pitch frequency of the subjects speech during deception compared to their speech in the absence of psychological stress. Data on such markers of deception as response latency changes, rising tone, laughter and filled pauses were also obtained. The cross-cultural study of prosodic and acoustic indicators of deception on the basis of the Russian language is of interest nowadays because it allows to compare the obtained results both with those of foreign researchers and those gained in modeled deception detection experiments.
Lykova O., Gordeev D. - Paralinguistic Indicators of Lies in Speech (Based on the Analysis of the Russian Language) pp. 269-280

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.26876

Abstract: The article provides an overview of prosodic and acoustic indicators of deception. The research was conducted on the basis of frequency spectrum analysis of 108 speech fragments which had been obtained by segmenting the 12-hour long audio recording. Although modeled deception situations are proven to give accurate results in deception detection, the experiment is not a modeled deception situation which allows greater accuracy by considering involuntary changes in the subject's voice caused by their genuine emotions such as fear of being exposed.Frequency spectrum analysis of speech fragments showed an increase in pitch frequency of the subjects speech during deception compared to their speech in the absence of psychological stress. Data on such markers of deception as response latency changes, rising tone, laughter and filled pauses were also obtained. The cross-cultural study of prosodic and acoustic indicators of deception on the basis of the Russian language is of interest nowadays because it allows to compare the obtained results both with those of foreign researchers and those gained in modeled deception detection experiments.
Borisova I.V. - Modern Trends of the Occasional Word Formation Process in Internet Communication pp. 281-288

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.27160

Abstract: The object of the research is the sources of oral speech presented on the Internet (posts and comments on social networks, blogs and forums). The subject of the research is the occasional word creation of Internet communicants. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the process of word creation in the global network is momentary and controversial, and therefore, the sample used in this paper is a unique “instant cast of reality” that will later help create a holistic picture of the phenomenon under investigation to identify its potential impact on revision of the norms of the Russian language. Moving from the abstract to the concrete (from the existing theoretical postulates in the area under study to working with factual material), the author applied methods that are relevant in collecting empirical data: accumulation, comparison, description, and statistical analysis of relevant examples. In formulating the final conclusions, certain provisions obtained in the course of an intent-analysis using a discursive approach were summarized. Based on the research results the author makes the following conclusions : 1. The process of formation of new words in oral and written speech of Internet communicants is continuous and unusually active; 2. The share of occasional methods of word creation prevails; 3. The most common methods of occasional word creation at this stage can be considered “education according to a specific pattern”, “holophrasis”, “creation” and “inter-step formation of words”; 4. With a sufficient amount of accumulated empirical material in the field of occasional word-formation and identifying the general trends of this process, it is possible in the future to revise the norms existing in the Russian language.
Ilyushin G.E. - Spanish Translations of the Russian Literature of the XXth Century: the Problem of Pragmatic Adequacy pp. 289-295

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.3.27304

Abstract: The object of the research is the pragmatic potential in translating a literary text (based on the translation from Russian into Spanish). The concept of pragmatic equivalence of translation is considered and translation transformations are analyzed. Special attention is paid to cases of translation rationalization and simplification. The author commented on the reasons for using these translation strategies and their correlation with the category of pragmatic equivalence. Theoretical positions of the author are illustrated with contexts from the Spanish translation of Sasha Sokolov’s novel School for Fools, performed by Margarita Estapa in 1994. In the study of the features of the Spanish translation of the novel, the author of the study operates with the methods of linguistic and pragmatic analysis of translations and comparative stylistics. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that the author proposes to consider cases of simplification as a result of the specifics of the translational understanding associated with the genre-style identity of the work and with special ideas about Russian culture and literature of the second half of the 20th century. Previously, Spanish translations of the literature of Russian postmodernism did not become the object of a separate study in Russian philology.
Antonova T.V. - The Translation Model of Culture-Bound Items Based on the Analysis of Britain Periodicals and Newspapers pp. 306-314

DOI:
10.25136/2409-8698.2018.4.24867

Abstract: It is well known that language transmits cultural and spiritual values that comprise the socio-cultural foundation of a national community and makes it different from another ethnic group. In her research Antonova focuses on the conditions that influence the transmission of socio-cultural information as the subject of this research. The aim of the research is to develop a translation model of cultural vocabulary, the kind of model that would reflect the most essential sides of the process. The author has applied the comparative method of linguistic research. This approach has allowed describe a thick linguo-ethnic barrier that requires much knowledge and skills of a translator. The novelty of the research is caused by the fact that components of transaltion activity usually includes linguistic and extra-linguistic components, still the role of each component still remains unreaveled. As a result, the researcher proves that the socio-cultural environment determines the difference in the language system, standards, usage, denotative, stylistic, social and time information contained in linguistic units. The results of the research outline areas for further translation researches. The author concludes that linguistoc factors imply differences in the background information. Communication terms also determine the translation process in many ways. Moreover, there is a close connection between the aforesaid translation factors. Pragmatic attitudes determine the presence of information in a text that has an emotional impace on a recipient but cannot be found in the original text.  
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