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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. № 11. Part 1. P. 178-181.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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ON SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS VERBALIZING THE CONCEPT "DEATH"

Sereda Elena
Saint Petersburg State University


Abstract. The article provides semantic analysis of the English phraseological units representing the conceptual sphere DEATH. The author discusses the issue of diversity of the semantic groupings associated with the representation of the mentioned concept. English phraseological units acquired by the continuous sampling method from the bilingual and explanatory dictionaries served as the material for research. The research indicated that the concept DEATH appears in a variety of figurative and semantic structures in the English phraseological picture of the world.
Key words and phrases: фразеология, языковая картина мира, концепт, когнитивная лингвистика, язык и мышление, phraseology, linguistic picture of the world, concept, cognitive linguistics, language and thought.
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