The mouse in the folklore tradition of Eastern Slavs Cover Image

Мышь в фольклорной традиции восточных славян
The mouse in the folklore tradition of Eastern Slavs

Author(s): Margarita Nadel-Czerwińska
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Semiotics / Semiology, Customs / Folklore, Studies of Literature, Semantics, Eastern Slavic Languages, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: semiotics and semantics; folklore language of Eastern Slavs; mythological context; mouse; cat; tomcat; lynx

Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the semantics of a number of metasigns (mouse, cat, tomcat, lynx etc.) of the folklore of Eastern Slavs in the mythological context of traditional beliefs and texts. Examples of proverbs, folk fortune telling and fairy tales are given as illustrations.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 97-107
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Russian