Figuring the male and female: fire and water in Bradbury's (science) fiction

Yuliya Davydyuk, Nataliya Panasenko
2016 Lege Artis. Language yesterday, today, tomorrow  
The article highlights the results of the investigation of the literary FIRE and WATER concepts and their basic characteristics from a cognitive point of view. The research of the literary FIRE and WATER concepts was carried out in three steps - revealing their notional, image- and sense-bearing components. The results show that the FIRE concept is mostly personified into the image of A MAN, while the WATER concept is mostly personified into the image of А WOMAN.
doi:10.1515/lart-2016-0001 fatcat:5j7fkoragveglg2nv2yceedycu