Metaphors of kinship in representing the concept «soul» in russian linguistic culture

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The specific features of kinship metaphors and their role in characterizing the concept “soul” are considered in the article. The author concludes that these metaphors can represent spiritual affinity, emotional and religious life of a person. The productivity of such metaphors is stipulated by the peculiarities of Russian linguistic culture.

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O N Kondratyeva

Kemerovo State University

The chair of general linguistics and Slavic languages


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