Language palette as the reflection of features of mentality of the people: white and black in Russian, English and German phraseology

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The article deals with the phraseological units of the Russian, English and German languages having the semantics of color. The author analyzes similarities and distinctions, draws parallels and does a conclusion about interrelation and symbolical character of color perception of the various people and their national characters.

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A V Rogova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Факультет повышения квалификациипреподавателей русского языка как иностранного; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


Copyright (c) 2011 Рогова А.В.

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