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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2018. № 3. Part 2. P. 364-366. ISSN 1997-2911.
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https://doi.org/10.30853/filnauki.2018-3-2.36

THE US MILITARY SUBCULTURE SYSTEM OF VALUES REPRESENTED THROUGH SIGNS OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Romanov Aleksandr Sergeevich
Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation


Abstract. This paper describes the axiological reference system of the US military subculture, verbalized through signs of language and culture. This research is aimed to imprint linguo-cultural artifacts of the military idiom ambience that make the bulk of ethos of an American serviceman. It concludes that such linguistic means and forms, representing basic components of the GI axiological system of values, include social dialect lexical units, phraseological locutions, military cadence calls, recruiting slogans, military units’ mottos, clich?s, army toasts, texts of the precedent genre (anecdotes), etc. The paper is addressed to philologists and broad audience.
Key words and phrases: этнос, армейская субкультура США, GI, военнослужащий, аксиологическая система координат, ethnos, US army subculture, GI, soldier, axiological reference system.
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