The image of an angel in literature and language Cover Image

Obraz anioła w wybranych utworach literatury romantycznej i współczesnej oraz w języku
The image of an angel in literature and language

Author(s): Danuta Jastrzębska-Golonka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: angel ; symbol ; stereotype

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to analyse the motif of an angel in the chosen texts in Polishand foreign literature, reproduce the image of the angel created in the researched textsand language and indicate the changes occuring in this image within the space of years.The introduction of angel symbolism on the space of centuries is the starting point here.The article shows the evolution of the stereotypical picture of the angel and ends with the criteria according to which the image in the texts has been created.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 14
  • Page Range: 249-267
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Polish