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Journal
2013 | 54 | 246-256
Article title

Typizace ve jménech seriálových postav

Content
Title variants
EN
TYPIFICATION OF PERSONAL NAMES IN CZECH TV SERIES
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
The text focuses on the process by which the personal names of characters in literary texts become typified. The typification of anthroponyms belonging to salient literary character types in a given genre can be seen in the process of appellativization and the parodic imitation of such names. The typification of personal names is illustrated with examples of the personal names of characters appearing in Czech TV series, predominantly medical dramas, detective and crime series, family sitcoms and soap operas. An analysis of these personal names revealed connections between the genre or the character type on the one hand, and the typified personal name on the other hand. This conclusion was supported by the results of a questionnaire-based survey which determined whether viewers were aware of the existence of typified character names in Czech series and revealed how the choice of a name is influenced by the existence of a character type or a common stereotype.
Journal
Year
Volume
54
Pages
246-256
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Filozofická fakulta Ostravské univerzity, Ostrava, Czech Republic
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