Kassymbekova A.T., Sultanbekova S.S. The role of epithets in English and Kazakh languages


Social Sciences / Communication / Linguistics

Submitted on: Nov 12, 2014, 02:30:26

Description: Students at Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical university who study on the specialty of two foreign languages are asked at the state examination to find stylistic devices on theoretical subject as lexicology. And this article helps them to analyze and compare epithets in their native and foreign languages. One of the main trop which is coincide more often with definition-function of an adjective, genetic attributive which became a subject is epithet. The epithet is a stylistic device based on the interplay of emotive and logical meaning, phrase or even sentence used to characterize an object and pointing out to the reader, and frequently imposing on him, some of the properties or features of the object with the aim of giving an individual perception and evaluation of these features or properties. The epithet is markedly subjective and evaluative. The logical attribute is purely objective, non-evaluating. It is descriptive and indicates an inherent or prominent feature of the thing or phenomenon in question.

The abstract of this article will be published in the November 2014 issue of "Intellectual Archive Bulletin", ISSN 1929-1329.

The full-text article has been published in the "IntellectualArchive" journal , Vol.3, Num.6, November 2014, ISSN 1929-4700.

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