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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. № 11. Part 3. P. 146-149.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Mishutinskaya Elena Alekseevna, Zlobina Irina Sergeevna, Ponomarenko Larisa Nikolaevna
Vyatka State University

Abstract. The article examines the means to form euphemisms, their functioning in the modern English publicistic texts and their structural characteristics which are directly related to the formative means of these units. The research aims to systematize and classify the means for the formation of euphemisms of the English language.
Key words and phrases: эвфемизмы, политкорректные варианты, способы образования, сфера употребления, структурные характеристики, euphemisms, politically correct variants, means of formation, sphere of usage, structural characteristics.
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