GENDER CONCEPTS IN THE SEMANTICS OF ENGLISH PHRASEOLOGICAL UNITS

List of sections: 
Languages of foreign countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, aboriginals of America and Australia (with the indication of the definite language or language family)
Mounth / Year: 
2016, January
Issue of the journal: 
9
Pages: 
3-4
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Code: 
U.D.C. 42.318
Abstract: 

The article investigates English phraseological units which have gender component in the structure and thus create gender stereotypes of man and woman on the material of English phraseology. Moreover, such notions as appearance, social status, age, intellectual abilities are analyzed as elements forming the gender concepts “man” and “woman”.

Keywords: 
masculine, feminine, gender, stereotype, concept, social status, interrelation, positive mark, negative mark.
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