oa Lagos Notes and Records - Africa and Africans in the linguistic worldview of Russians (from the results of the 'Associative' Experiment)
|Article Title||Africa and Africans in the linguistic worldview of Russians (from the results of the 'Associative' Experiment)|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of European Languages, University of Lagos|
|Publication Date||Jan 2009|
|Pages||56 - 65|
|Keyword(s)||Animated films, Culture, Documentary, Educational information, Famous Africans, Fundamental associations, Geographical, Historical, Radio programmes, Russian linguistic consciousness, Television and Word-reactions|
This research paper attempts to explore the linguistic consciousness of Russian people which reflects the fundamental image about the residents of Africa, African culture. Africa's socio-economic development, the geographical location of Africa and Africa's nature and at the same time the fundamental lexical items associated with Africa, which are basically linked with the colour of the skin of Africans and the hot climate of the continent. The image or worldview in this paper is to identify the general opinion which the Russians have about Africa and Africans.
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