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Timonina Antonina Petrovna, Candidate of philological sciences, associate professor, head of sub-department of French language and French language teaching technique, Penza State Univesity (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia),

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Background. Phonosemantic aspect of utterance plays a special part in a poetic piece providing enrichment of its content. Many poets deliberately use the phenomenon of sound symbolism in their artistic activity. Of special interest in this respect are the works of the famous French poet of XX century, Louis Aragon – a recognized reformer of the French versification. However, despite the recognition of this fact, the problem of phonosemantic specificity has been studied insufficiently. It is especially important to include his theoretical works on the problems of versification when studying sound organization of his poetic pieces. It is this very goal that we set in our investigation – to retrace the interconnection of the concept of L. Aragon on functions of sounds in poetic pieces and his practical literary activity.
Materials and methods. Determination of the usage features of phonosemantic means as the means of poem’s content meaningfulness improvement is carried out using the methods of stylistic, semantic, contextual and phonosemantic analysis.
Results. Elaborate instrumentation, phonetic devices and sound repetition, satiation of the text by sounds of the main word, repetition of words and grammatical forms, usage of paronyms, structurally various rhymes – these are the basic examples recommended by L. Aragon in his theoretical works and applied by him in poetic activity to create certain feelings and impressions and to mark the semantics of a poem.
Conclusions. To completely reveal the author’s message L. Aragon developed and improved the sound organization of poems, showing its close relation to the semantic side of the utterance. All his poetic activity, his theoretical works have significantly enriched the French poetry, discovered new possibilities of language means usage, being actual and topical at the preset time as well.

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poetry, poetic language, versification, phonosemantics, sound organization of poems, rhyme

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