Variations of grotesque in the novels pf Charles Dickens

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The article deals with classification and analyze of various types of grotesque in the novels of a distinguished English prose writer Charles Dickens. Grotesque is considered as a key method of humor. It combines as well as humorous and satirical goals. Despite the fact that grotesque uses broad exaggeration and reduces psychological accuracy, Charles Dickens managed to make this technique a harmonious part of the imaginative world of his realistic novels. We take for our analyse the early novels as well as examples of mature literary works (“The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club”, “The adventures of Oliver Twist”, “Dombey and Son”, “David Copperfield”, “Great Expectations” etc.).


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Tatiana Yurievna Mokhova

Moscow University for Industry and Finance “Synergy”

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Email: tanchans@yandex.ru
Leningradskiy prosp., 80, Moscow, Russian, 125315

candidate of philological sciences, docent of Department of Russian language and literature

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