Kalantaievska H. P., Vykhrova A. O. Inner world of children and adolescents of a post-war village in stories of Viktor Blyznets
Keywords:post-war generation, motivation of actions, life goals.
The article considers V.Blyznets’s artistic reflection of the inner world and the process of maturation of
children and adolescents of a post-war village filled as well with personal author's impressions. The paper
considers the spectrum of emotions, dreams, values, convictions, peculiar to the generation which has experienced
adversity of hunger and occupation, formed in conditions of close union with nature, heavy physical labor, loss of
parents, recovery and hope for their own life success. The article focuses on the influence of rural realities, family
problems, internal conflicts on the formation of a responsible, honest, creative and purposeful personality capable
of achieving fairness and justice within society over the years. It’s important to note that the main characters of
V.Blyznet’s stories have harmonious combination of curiosity and critical analytical thinking, responsibility and
non-perception of falsehood, fantasy and dreaminess with ability to work hard and achieve their goals.