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2011 | 16-17 | 105-126
Article title

THE RHETORIC OF THINGS AND MAKING HOME PROCESS AFTER YALTA'S OCCIDENT SPACES (Retoryka rzeczy a proces zadomowienia w przestrzeniach pojalatanskiego Okcydentu)

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The abstract of essay constitutes reflection about things (in the meaning of objects). Things are elements of our everyday life, they cause a human practice of social actions, economical behavior, psycho-behavioral acts. Things can be important and suggestive elements of subjective and collective identity, also things can build spaces of our memories and construct a perspective for reflection in which man makes wonder about their meanings, creation process, using, consuming, making home for them, giving out, throwing away or making narrative for them. Author shows, the presence of things (objects) in fiction and remembrance prose oriented for the description of southern parts of Eastern Prussia (Warmia and Mazury) which have been incorporated by judgments into the Poland. Ethnic definitions of things are connected with the manufacture technique, ways of using and symbolic meaning. On the border, where met together - different cultural codes, interethnic discourse often became the great dramatic. Relation to identify things in cultural mechanism was described by confrontation with such as dimensions: epistemological, aesthetical, linguistic. As the result, things (objects) of everyday life could be a silence evidence of foreignness existence for arrivals, but also it made adaptation possible. Moreover, sign of difference connected with 'old and new' spaces is a description in literature which set out-of the culture material. Pulled from the various cultural agendas things (cultural goods) are heterogeneous mosaic of borderline - where borderland as translation category - defines battered biography and disturbed identity. As author has convinced, presence of everyday life objects, which are presented in the literary texts may be used to recognize character's identify, but also in alternation way can be oriented to ethnos exceeded.
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105-126
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ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Magdalena Szydlowska, Zaklad Jezykoznawstwa Historycznego i Porownawczego, ul. Grota Roweckiego 5, 41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland
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11PLAAAA105710
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bwmeta1.element.9e23b17c-cf36-3f97-baf0-b7e2ca29552d
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