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Original scientific paper

Truth in Anglo-American Proverbs

Roumyana Petrova


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Abstract

This study explores the notion of truth stored in a large corpus of Anglo-American old and contemporary proverbs. It demonstrates the potential of the theory of the cultureme as a research tool in linguoculturological studies. The application of this theory helps reveal a rich, unique, complex and multifaceted notion of truth, which is the fifth key cultural constant characterizing the American identity (after the transcendent (God), society and the world, the human being, and nature).

Keywords

proverbs; linguoculturology; theory of the cultureme; axiosphere of Americanism

Hrčak ID:

278221

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/278221

Publication date:

31.8.2019.

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