Emotional concept «love» in the «ocean of time» (integrated analysis)

Tyumen State University Herald. Humanities Research. Humanitates


2015, Vol. 1. №1(1)

Emotional concept «love» in the «ocean of time» (integrated analysis)

About the author:

Kira A. Andreeva,
Dr. Philol. Sci., Professor, English Language Department, Institute for Humanities, Tyumen State University


The present article introduces a new, almost unknown type of emotional doublecomponent concept, in our case «Time of Love» into linguistic research. Every component adds its specific colouring to broaden the meaning of this concept. Time as basic category, investigated in many sciences, in literary text creates a certain frame, organizing the picture of the world. Fictional time, as form of existence of ideal world of aesthetic reality, is reproduced in literary text as perceptual, plot-organizing and «objective». Special emotional atmosphere is created by the author in «Sons and Lovers» by revealing the first love of two young men with the help of special plot construction and different linguistic devices. Analysis broadens well-known technologies of conceptual analysis: «many-layered» and «frame-slot» ones by broadening conceptual metaphors list in literary texts and the use of special typology of emotional vocabulary made by V.I. Shakhovsky.


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