cognitive intertextuality, autointertextuality, semantic intertextual frame, concept of “crime”, cognitive models, author’s world picture


The present article engages with multidimensional analysis of autointertextuality, putting forward a cognitive approach based on V. Evans’ Cognitive Model and Lexical Concepts (LCCM) Theory. Taking into consideration a variety of viewpoints introduced in the current article, reference is made to traditional and most recent approaches provided by both Russian and European scholars for the purpose of analyzing intertextuality from the cognitive point of view, putting the imperative on the mental processes occurring in the literary text. The current article explores Roald Dahl’s perception of the concept of “crime” through the prism of cognitive intertextuality. The subject matter of the article is the comprehensive analysis of the techniques employed in the literary text which can serve as prerequisites for the study of autointertextual relations. The topicality is determined by the current tendency of cognitive linguistics to interpret the literary text through the lens of semantic intertextual frames. Eventually, our research is devoted to the study of the concept of “crime” in R. Dahl’s stories in the view of intertextual domain with reference to autointertextuality.


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How to Cite

Makaryan, A., & Harutyunyan, S. (2023). ON MODELLING OF THE CONCEPT “CRIME” VIA AUTOINTERTEXTUALITY (based on R.Dahl’s writing style): . Armenian Folia Anglistika, 19(1 (27), 043–056. https://doi.org/10.46991/AFA/2023.19.1.043