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American Presidents Essay

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  • on December 7, 2012
  • Category: English
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Министерство образования и науки Республики Казахстан
Кокшетауский государственный университет им. Ш. Уалиханова






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Заведующей _____________
кафедрой ____________ А.Е. Исмагулова



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На тему: «The semantic characteristics of   nicknames of American Presidents»


по специальности 050119 – «Иностранный язык: два иностранных языка»




Выполнила                                                                                       А. С. Каримова

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Кокшетау 2012
CONTENTS

Introduction…………………………………………………………….………....3

1 Proper name as an universal linguistic category……………...…………........6

  1. The problem of definition and classification of proper names.……………...6
  2. Theory of nicknames as a variety of proper names………………………...12

2 Theory of stylistic differentiation……………………………………………..15
2.1 Epithet as a word expressing some quality of a person, thing and idea………15
2.2 Oxymoron as a figurative characterization of a notion……………………….19
2. 3 Antonomasia as interplay between logical and nominal meaning…………...19
2.4 Irony as a realization of two logical meanings………………………………..20
2.5 Allusion as a reference to people, places and events………………………….21
2.6 Theory of alliteration………………………………………………………….22
2.7 Onomatopoeia as a stylistic device based on sound imitation………………..22

3 The analysis of the presidential nicknames………………………..................24
3.1 The semantic characteristics of the American Presidents’ nicknames………..24
3.1.1 The classification of nicknames according to popularity…………………...46
3.1.2 Analysis of proper names used in presidential nicknames………………….48
3.2 The extralinguistic nature of nicknames through their stylistic presentation……………………………………………………………………..…50...

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