Cultural Markedness of Foreignisms in a Literary Text

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The study of functional peculiarities of a foreignism in a literary text can reveal the peculiarities of a culture perception in a given language community. The purpose of the article is to analyze pragmatic functions and difficulties of deciphering cultural meanings of words and expressions from structurally different languages in literary texts of contemporary English-language fiction.

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I Yu Migdal

Moscow Region State Institute of Humanities and Social Studies

The English Language Department Faculty of Foreign Languages


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