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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2013. № 7. Part 2. P. 180-183.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Talashova Nataliya Grigor'evna
St. Petersburg State University

Abstract. The author describes the negative emotional states in the English-language literary text, considers this problem from a grammatical point of view, paying special attention to the constructions, indirectly describing men’s negative emotions, conducts the analysis of one of the most frequent means of negative emotions indirect description, which is comparison; takes into account the use of metaphor, and pays attention to the lexical content of constructions, which suggests the conclusion about the ways of emotions intensity language representation.
Key words and phrases: эмоциональное состояние, грамматическая конструкция, эмоциональный фон, сравнение, объект сравнения, emotional state, grammatical construction, emotional background, comparison, object of comparison.
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