Publication details [#12499]

Popova, Nina. 2009. The linguistic representation of prototypical images of CENTURIES in 19-century Russian poetry. Issues in Cognitive Linguistics 6 (3) : 48–52. 5 pp.
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The Russian Cognitive Linguists Association


This paper analyzes the linguistic representation of the prototypical images of CENTURIES in Russian 19-century poetry. The author comes to the conclusion that Russian 19-century poets mostly recur to personification in relation to 'centuries', creating images of flowing Water and flying Birds.