Bulletin of BSU. Language. Literature. Culture
CHOOSING a LIFE PATH in the NOVEL E. S. CHIZHOVA “TERRACOTTA OLD WOMEN” // Bulletin of BSU. Language. Literature. Culture. - 2019. №1. . - С. 37-44.
CHOOSING a LIFE PATH in the NOVEL E. S. CHIZHOVA “TERRACOTTA OLD WOMEN”
The article reveals the choice of the life path of the heroine of the novel by the modern writ- er Elena Chizhova "Terracotta woman". At the beginning of the explanation of the symbolic title of the work through the grotesque image of the statues of the Hellenistic period. De- scribes the semantics of the two epigraphs, which refer the reader to the Russian classics: F.M. Dostoevsky and L. N. Tolstoy. The author reveals the image of Tatiana-a teacher of Rus- sian language and literature, a person educated on high spiritual values of Russian literature, aware of the importance of the word and its impact on people. Historical and living condi- tions have repeatedly put her in front of a choice: to become a winner or loser, to lose con- science or save. There is a change in the gender roles of the main character. But every time a moral choice was made by the heroes of the Russian classics: Pushkin and Dostoevsky.
The novel E. S. Chizhova «Terracotta old woman»; the choice is moral; the Russian classics; intertextuality; psychology; reflection; spiritual values.
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