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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Philological sciences" / 2021 № 4.


T.V. Borisenko

SUBCATEGORIAL CONCEPT MULTI-CHILD PARENTING ACTUALIZATION IN RUSSIAN SOCIAL NET INSTAGRAM. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2021, no. 4.


UDC Index: 81-26

Date of publication: 11.10.2021

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Aim. To analyze peculiarities of actualization of subcategorial concept multi-child parenting which as an element of a conceptual category formed by the concept family.
Methodology. Author finds out features of the concept multi-child parenting and the ways of its actualization in Russian social net Instagram. Lexicographical, descriptive, conceptual methods and method of discourse analysis are used.
Results. The concept multi-child parenting is in general ambivalent. Social net Instagram reveals its positive features such as «love», «traditionalism», «children are happiness», etc. The concept is actualized through lexical (suffixes, words with positive meaning, etc.) and non-verbal (photos, emoji, etc.) elements.
Research implications. The author gives an example of a subcategorial concept functioning. Connection between some concepts of a category is shown. Also the author contributes to the study of concept multi-child parenting actualization in Russian native speakers’ consciousness.

Key words

concept, categorial concept, subcategorial concept, family, multi-child parenting, Instagram

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