Actualization of Human Beauty with Phraseological Units in the Modern German Language

  • I.I. Koval
Keywords: concept SCHÖNHEIT, linguistic culture, phraseological unit, aesthetic assessment, the ideal of beauty

Abstract

The article examines the phraseological units that verbalize the concept of SCHÖNHEIT, – the key mental formation of the German linguistic culture, which reflects the national stereotypes of the Germans concerning human beauty. It has been revealed that the concept SCHÖNHEIT actualized mainly based on aesthetic and ethical evaluation. In relation to the aesthetic assessment, the ideal of beauty’s measure has been selected as the etalon. It has been established that the modern beauty ideals enshrined in the phraseological units of German language are "feminine beauty", "harmony" and "youth".

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Published
2016-03-30
How to Cite
Koval, I. (2016, March 30). Actualization of Human Beauty with Phraseological Units in the Modern German Language. Scientific Journal of National Pedagogical Dragomanov University. Series 9. Current Trends in Language Development, (14), 104-112. Retrieved from https://sjnpu.com.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/42