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Roman Jakobson's work on poetic language from the point of view of the revival of rhetoric in the 20th century

Publication at Faculty of Social Sciences |


The author examines the role of Roman Jakobson, a leading scientific personality in the field of language communication, lingistics and poetics, especially his works which were inspired by the traditions of rhetoric in Russia. The article concentrates on Jakobson's conception of tropes and figures as well as on the problems of ikonicity of language signs.