Abukaeva Anna Vyacheslavovna, Manager of literature division, sub-department of Russian and foreign literature, Mari State University (Republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola, 1 Lenina square), аnna_abukaeva@mail.ru
Efimova Natal'ya Igorevna, Candidate of philological sciences, associate professor, sub-department of English
philology, Mari State University (Republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola, 1 Lenina square), email@example.com
Zolotova Tat'yana Arkad'evna, Doctor of philological sciences, professor, sub-department of Russian and foreign literature, Mari State University (Republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola, 1 Lenina square), firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there any connection between modern youth culture and the traditional folklore one? Is there any interaction on the textual level? The authors of the article state there is, while researching the character of interaction of these two cultural types on the material of narratives spread within them. Folklore models do exist and are surprisingly various in the modern youth culture. There is a certain pattern in their usage. Their semantics becomes minor while the ways of functioning and productive structural and presentative models take the first place. In general, in the foreground there are phenomena easily classified as those fitting the notion of folklorism.
As the source of the research, different text collections are used: students’ texts (universities of Mari El Republic and Tatarstan), private collections, materials of popular sites and forums of such subcultures, as tolkienists, potter fans, gamers, cosplayers.
traditional (folklore) culture, youth culture, verbal creativity, narrations, traditions, innovations, interaction.
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