ETYMOLOGICAL AND LINGUOCULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF AFRO-AMERICAN ENGLISH IN THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD, A NOVEL BY ZORA HURSTONJournal: The Way of Science (Vol.1, No. 16)
Publication Date: 2015-06-26
Authors : Plotnikov I.V.;
Page : 70-72
Keywords : Afro-American English; etymology; conceptual metaphor; semantic contagion.;
This article deals with the analysis of etymological and linguocultural characteristics of Afro-American English on the example of Their Eyes Were Watching God, a novel by Zora Hurston. Etymology of Afro-American English is studied in terms of semantic contagion and conceptual metaphors, implemented in the novel. Two main spheres of concepts of the novel are analyzed.
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