Linguistic Representation of allusions in modern Bristish fiction

Ирина Владимировна Панасюк

Research output

3 Downloads (Pure)


. The paper presents results of a study of ways of representing allusions to proper names in English. Analysis of a vast corpus of data obtained from modern British fiction has shown that the most common way to represent an allusion is to use a proper name in various linguistic contexts; a less frequent way is to use an adjective derived from the proper name; and a very rare phenomenon is the formation of a verb by conversion.
Translated title of the contributionЯзыковая репрезентация аллюзий в современной Британской литературе
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-58
Number of pages5
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this