Nazarenko O. V., Velykodna A. Semantic features of onomastic lexicon in the contemporary fictional discourse (based on the novels "A game of thrones" by George R. R. Martin).
Keywords:onomastic lexicon, fictional discourse, semantic features, literary detail.
The article deals with the semantic features of onomastic lexicon in contemporary fictional discourse. It is based on the novels «The Game of Thrones» by George R. R. Martin. In this study, considerable attention is paid to the problem of the determination of onomastic lexicon and its significance in shaping a broad panorama of fictional reality. The analysis was carried out to determine the main tools used to deprive the fictional work of an automated and standardized form. It is determined that proper names are used to single out a particular detail of the character’s image: personality traits, profession, social status, etc. The semantic and expressive features of the onomastic vocabulary in the fiction literature, as well as its role in the author’s accent on the problems of a writing are analyzed. It has been established that the onomastic lexicon is a tool for expressing the emotional and value component of the image by the author, helping to create an additional conceptual context.