Self-identification in modern ironic poetry

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The article deals with modern Russian ironic poetic miniatures; they are complex formations containing several levels of subject self-representation. Two types of such texts have been analyzed - aphoristic poetry and ironic internet miniatures. They are very popular and make a new genre of net discourse in the Russian sector of the Internet (creatives). The main technical device of such texts creation is paradoxical contamination of contradictions. Such poems are saturated with allusions and parodies. Self-identification in such texts is inseparably connected with critical evaluation of human opportunities limitation, absurdity of existence and imperfection of the world.


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Vladimir I. Karasik

Pushkin State Russian Language Institute

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Email: vkarasik@yandex.ru
6 Akademika Volgina St, Moscow, 117485, Russian Federation

Doctor of Philology, Professor of General and Russian Linguistics Department

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