SPATIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RUSSIAN AND ENGLISH CULTURES BASED ON GEOMETRICAL CONCEPTS

Abstract

 In the article the difference and similarity of perception of the category of space on the basis of geometrical concepts by the representatives of Russian-speaking and English-speaking lingvocultures is analyzed. The research is performed within the modern direction of cognitive linguistics which is concentrated on the study of the processes of categorization of objects of surrounding world and their depiction in the structure of linguistic meanings and categories.

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A. A. Syarkina

the Dept. of English-Speaking Linguistics and Translation, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, 432017, Russian Federation.

Author for correspondence.
Email: morenov.sv@ssau.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1825-0097

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