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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2019. 2. P. 372-376.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Vechkanova Marina Ilinichna
Saransk Cooperative Institute (Branch) of the Russian University of Cooperation

Submitted: 07.11.2018.
Abstract. The article deals with the problem of violence and cruelty manifestation in the modern world by the material of Joyce Carol Oatess creative work. The author reveals that environment affects human behaviour. The paper notes that the identification of the features of the writers vision of human behaviour in the surrounding society expands modern ideas both about Joyce Carol Oatess creative work and the causes of changes in the social system, the causes of violence and cruelty manifestation. For the study, the author uses psychological, comparative-historical, socio-cultural methods by the material of the collection "Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque" by Joyce Carol Oates.
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