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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2021. 2. P. 333-338.
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Functions of Language Means in J. R. R. Tolkiens Creative Work

Maratova Zhamal
eoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Submitted: 09.01.2021.
Abstract. This article examines functioning of language means in J. R. R. Tolkiens creative work. The research aims to substantiate linguistic nature of the writers works through an analysis of the texts language characteristics, using the novella "The Hobbit, or There and Back Again", the novel "The Lord of the Rings" and the cycle "The Silmarillion" as examples. Scientific novelty of the research lies in considering the authors creative heritage through the lens of philosophy of language represented by O. Barfields and G. Deleuzes ideas. The result of the research amounts to defining aesthetic, accumulative, nominative and mythmaking functions of the language as a basis of Tolkiens creative efforts, the purpose of which was to reconstruct the English mythology.
Key words and phrases: . . . , , , , J. R. R. Tolkien, fantasy, authors mythmaking, language means.
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