Various aspects of realization of the plot “liberation from the oppressors” in russian fairytale drama of 1920-1940’s (on the example of the plays “Dragon” by E.L. Shvarts, “Three Fat Men” by Yu.K. Olesha and “The Town of Masters, or The Tale about Two Humpbacks” by T.G. Gabbe)

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In this paper on the example of three plays written in 1920-40s., the features of realization of the motive of “liberation from the oppressors” widely used in Russian Soviet literature for children is discussed. Such aspects of the realization of this plot as the nature of dramatic conflict, system of characters, methods of creating characters and means of representation of heroes, means of manifestation of the psychology of characters, particular means of expression, the style of these dramatic tales are analyzed. The play “Three Fat Men” is distinguished by its atmosphere of the circus and eccentrics. In the dramatic tale “Dragon”, one can see deep psychology in creating characters. Some one-sidedness in characters of the play “The Town of Masters, or The Tale about Two Humpbacks” is compensated by their great satiric potential, created with the support of traditional comic techniques.

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A I Safuanova

Lomonosov Moscow State University



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