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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2019. № 3. P. 449-452. ISSN 1997-2911.
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https://doi.org/10.30853/filnauki.2019.3.94

MOTIVE OF DETERMINISM IN THE AMERICAN DRAMATURGY OF THE XX CENTURY (BY THE EXAMPLE OF "THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA" BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS)

Fedorenko Ol'ga Yaroslavovna
Moscow City University


Submitted: 25.01.2019.
Abstract. The article examines the functioning peculiarities of the motive of determinism in the play by the famous American XX-century dramatist Tennessee Williams "The Night of the Iguana". The paper provides commonly accepted interpretations of the mentioned conception. After analysing motivic, ideological, philosophical and psychological planes of the fiction text the author concludes about differences between the conception of divine providence originated in the puritanical society three centuries earlier and its interpretation in the concrete dramaturgic work.
Key words and phrases: предопределение, колониальная словесность, литературный мотив, драматургия США, литература XX века, Т. Уильямс, determinism, colonial literature, literary motive, USA dramaturgy, literature of the XX century, Tennessee Williams.
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