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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Philological sciences" / 2015 № 3.


A. Belarev

GENERALIZATION IMAGES IN THE PROSE OF PAUL SCHEERBART. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2015, no. 3.

UDC Index: 821.112.2

Date of publication: 29.07.2015

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The paper deals with analysis of the creative activity of Paul Scheerbart, a German fantast. The author singles put a number of motifs and images connected with generalization, inclusion of quotient into general. This group includes the “frame” image, the motifs of “swallowing” and “dissolution”, the motif of “transformation into a planet”. The author tries to follow the correlation of the motifs mentioned and their connection with the rhetoric figures of metonymy and metalepsis. Special attention is focused on the image of baron Munchausen in the Scheerbart’s prose. All the motifs and images are included into the context of the writer’s «cosmic» world view.

Key words

generalization, Scheerbart, Munchausen, metonymy, metalepsis, planet, star.

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