• Victoria Yashkina
Keywords: concept, lexico-semantic variant, nature, individual style, symbol


The given article offers an attempt to study such complicated and multi-component modern concept as “nature”. The research is grounded on the material of selected poetic works by E. Dickinson. The scientific push lies in the fact that any definition of the given concept is hardly possible, as “nature” belongs to the so called humanistic systems which include a human being, thus, in accordance to the modern logics, definition of these systems does not meet high standards of accuracy and correctness. Concept is always connected with a certain branch of sciences, in other words – with a concrete thematic field. Only those sides and features of an object, which are crucial for a certain field of human activity, are included into concept. It means that on and the same phenomenon viewed in different spheres may have different conceptual features. Melodious and lyrical, sometimes sad and melancholic, sometimes energetic, bright and unforgettable poems of Dickinson indicate the uniqueness of her imaginative world. She lived a life of a hermit which allowed her to think deep on the sense of being. One of the dominant topics of Emily Dickinson’s poetic works is the reflection of Universe in the microcosm of Nature – the nearest environment which surrounds the poet. Different methods of analysis applied to the research gave an opportunity to move closer to the essence of that great mystery which we call “nature”. The subject of a specific interest in the research is multilingualism in translation. The article views different translation variants of Dickinson’s poetry and studies their potential in the poetic utterance of “nature” preservation.


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How to Cite
Yashkina, V. (2017). CONCEPT “NATURE’’ IN POETIC TEXT AND ITS REFLECTIOIN IN TRANSLATIONS. English and American Studies, (14), 108-115. Retrieved from