REALIZATION OF ASPECT IN HISTORICAL PRESENT TENSE IN GERMAN
Keywords:historical present, function, perfective aspect, imperfective aspect, aspectual meaning, adverb, verbal meaning, resultative meaning, moment of speech, timeline
The paper is an attempt to investigate the aspectual features of Historical Present Tense in the German language. Historical Present mainly refers to the employment of the present tense when narrating past events. As a result of the research, the author comes to the conclusion that the Historical Present can perform both perfective and imperfective aspectual functions. It should be noted that the category of aspect plays a major role in the expression of the nature of the action.
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