Linguistic Features of Quebec Anthroponymicon

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This article is devoted to the analysis of names in Quebec lingvoculture in order to elicit some historical, cultural, etymological and linguistic peculiarities. Study of names in specific historical and social circumstances lets us bring to life the functioning of anthroponyms in the given society and reveal the role of onomastic elements in Quebec value system. The analysis featured close correlation between anthroponymic system and changes that took place in a given period. Names analyzed in the article are of dominant character in Quebec lingvoculture and they determine to a large extent Quebecois’ world view.

Ksenia E Bolotina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: k.e.bolotina@gmail.com

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