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|Title:||Semiotic pattern and functions of omens with the cultural exponents of ‘border’|
|Authors:||Mitrofanenko, L. M.|
Митрофаненко, Л. М.
|Keywords:||Culture code;Function;Omen;Semiotic pattern;Superstitious discourse|
|Citation:||Strausova, S.K., Strausov, V.N., Mitrofanenko, L.M. Semiotic pattern and functions of omens with the cultural exponents of ‘border’ // European Journal of Science and Theology. - 2015. - Volume 11. - Issue 1. - Pages 149-158|
|Series/Report no.:||European Journal of Science and Theology|
|Abstract:||Those superstitions, which are directly connected with the ceremony of transition, remain the least studied in terms of Semiotics and functioning. The article defines a semiotic model of such superstitions and their main functions, which represent the cognitive structure of superstitious mind. The contrastive analyses based on the data of three languages — English, Russian and French — shows that the majority of such superstitions that are formed according to the same semiotic pattern ‘border — positive or negative prediction’. Some omens demonstrate the combination of semiotic models; still all of them fulfil five main functions: apotropaic, assisting, attractive, producing and destructive|
|Appears in Collections:||Статьи, проиндексированные в SCOPUS, WOS|
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