Metaphorical representation of the mirrors in the series of poetry

Metaforyzacja lustra w cyklu Inny Lisnianskiej "Stare lustro". Próba kognitywnej analizy wybranych utworów
Metaphorical representation of the mirrors in the series of poetry "Staroye zerkało”of Inna Lisnianskaya

Author(s): Olga Letka-Spychała
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warmińsko-Mazurskiego w Olsztynie
Keywords: Inna Lisnyanskaya; the cognitive theory

Summary/Abstract: Inna Lisnyanskaya is one of the most popular contemporary Russian poetesses. She was born in Baku in 1928. In 1960 she moved to Russia and got married to a translator and poet Siemion Lipkin. She has penned many series of poems i.a. Do not just love, Rain and mirrors, At the edgeo f sleep. She was awarded the Poet Prize in 2009.Present article is devoted to the metaphorical representation of mirrors in Lisnyanskaya’s poems. The analysis is performed in the light of the cognitive poetics. The author is focusing on the cognitive theory about conceptual metaphors and prototype theory.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: XVII
  • Page Range: 81-91
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish