Chivalric romance - the embodiment of the medieval etiquette and ideal.

Гродський, Ігор Ярославович (2022) Chivalric romance - the embodiment of the medieval etiquette and ideal. Науковий вісник Міжнародного гуманітарного університету (53). pp. 41-44. ISSN 2409-1154

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Abstract

The article seeks to highlight a chivalric romance in the written examples and texts of the Middle English language in terms of the interaction of internal and external factors of language development. The origins of chivalry and the time of its emergence are still controversial in the literature. The research performed results of the social significance of the etiquette's rules in establishing order, ensuring coherence, discipline and unity in the actions and deeds of knights. The connection between language and etiquette has been established at the functional level, which conveys certain rules of ritualized speech behavior of knights in society. Linguistic means of expression of etiquette set the task of broad coverage of norms of behavior in society, as well as various spheres of life and human activity in general. Etiquette reflects the content of certain principles of morality, it is a necessary regulator of human interaction. This is a dynamic phenomenon that is evolving with society. A chivalric romance becomes the bearer of the category of non-genre literary language, it claims to give norms for the language of life, teaches good style and good tone: how to speak in society, how to write letters, etc. Analyzing the etiquette vocabulary of the Middle English language, we take into account the fact that each national language is a «unique human experience, a unique point of view that provides an opportunity to complement each other's different cultures». The genre of the medieval novel conveyed the need of a knight to comprehend his own destiny and determine his place in the world. A chivalric romance sets an example for all possible situations and cases of life, everywhere contrasting itself with the vulgar word with its rude approaches. Knighthood is inextricably linked to the world of war but it is also linked to the concept of «aristocracy», because knights were people of noble origin. My examination reveals that the romances have a conflicted response to the loss of martial violence as the defining characteristic of a knight: the chivalry exercised primarily in courtly rather than military situations and becomes useful in building social relationships.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: knight; chivalric romance; knighthood; hero; etiquette; etiquette vocabulary
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Index Copernicus
Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультети > Факультет права та міжнародних відносин > Кафедра іноземних мов
Depositing User: Ігор Гродський
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2022 16:28
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2022 16:28
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/41402

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