Pragmalinguistic characteristics of Biblical idiomatic expressions in Russian, Spanish, Italian, French, and English

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This article is a cross-cultural analysis of idiomatic expressions of biblical origin in five languages: Russian, Spanish, Italian, French and English. Biblical idioms are regarded as important phenomena which strongly influence different speech acts. The article discusses the most important structural and stylistic characteristics of these idioms and identifies and compares their substantive differences.

E V Reunova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: helen.reunova@gmail.com
Foreign Languages Department of Philological Faculty

  • Реунова Е.В. Кросскультурный анализ библеизмов в русском, испанском, итальянском, французском и английском языках. - М.: РУДН, 2012 (рукопись)

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