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Speech Genres

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Prozorov V. V. A lyrical discourse/text as a speech genre crossover. Speech Genres, 2021, no. 2(30), pp. 126-135. DOI: 10.18500/2311-0740-2021-2-30-126-135

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A lyrical discourse/text as a speech genre crossover

Prozorov Valery Vladimirovich, Saratov State University

The author of the article understands lyrical discourses/texts as holistic speech acts, generated by inflamed emotions and a wide range of strong emotional affects which are certainly essentially interactive by nature. The notion of an authocommunicative (in a broader sense – lyrical) speech genre crossover embraces literary and colloquial, primary and secondary speech genres in the form of monologues and dialogues. The permanent feature of all of them is their special insightful stylistic expressiveness. Internal speech, in case it is used by a competent user capable of creative figurative thinking, when addressed to the proper addressee turns from the thing in itself to the thing (discourse/text) for those who are entitled and those who know. The proper addressee is a desirable communicative and emotional category which in this case presupposes openness to those whose are ready for a thorough sincere internal dialogue with the given lyrically coloured speech act. Lyrical discourses/texs of a speech genre crossover may be characterized through the universal psychologicalsemantic triad of attention – joint participation – discovery. Absorbing selflessly into a lyrical text we wire up our attention to the original intonations of the author’s state of mind and mood. This is followed by a noticeably updated personal experience of the addressee, initiating new individual evaluative feelings, directly or indirectly related to the dynamics of the author’s intentions. Eventually, comes the final chord which is able to transfer the discovery of sensory and conceptual author’s intentions. The integral perception of perfect lyrical discourses/texts introduces us to numerous cultural practices of phatic and informational interactions invigoratingly influencing authocommunictive aptitudes of the person, which at long last facilitates their free emotional and intellectual enhancement.  

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