Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University Bulletin, 2014, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 175–182
УДК 811.161.1'38 + 821.161.1 (092) + Гумилёв Л.Н.

Stylistic variation of L. N. Gumilyov’s discourse by comparative tropes

Bachurina E. B. 1 (Novosibirsk, Russian Federation)
1 Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation

In article E. B. Bachurina gives the features of the usage of comparative tropes (ascomparative units of Functional Semantic Field)) in the academic and popular scientific works of the famous scientist L. N. Gumilev and determines the individual features of language personality of the author. It is noted that L.N. Gumilev, choosing the unconventional style in later works, consciously chose adopted by the academic Canon living language of the narrative. It is emphasized that in early works prevail syntactic comparative: comparison - comparison, comparative patterns, and later the number of lexical and semantic comparatives , metaphors increased markedly.
To sum up, it is revealed one of the most noticeable features of L. N. Gumilev personality language - aspiration to an expressivization of the academic statement being shown in use of the book and colloquial phraseological units which bases are similes, metaphors, literary allusions.


comparative tropes (simile, metaphor), academic and educational narrative styles of scientific statements

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Bachurina E. B. Stylistic variation of L. N. Gumilyov’s discourse by comparative tropes. Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University Bulletin, 2014, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 175–182. DOI:

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Date of the publication 25.10.2014