The Symbol of Mirror and its Main Poetic Functions in Fairy Tales

Toirova Nargiza Isakovna

Abstract


The article considers the issue of using the symbol of the mirror and its main functions in fairy tales. According to the article, magic mirror is one of the traditional details which are encountered in the genre of fairy tails and legends of world folklore and it is used as the main element to develop story events. The article identifies relation mirror with water and common features of these symbols. Also, analyses of novels where the magic mirror is used are given.

Keywords: mirror, image, fairy tale, folklore, artistic tales, symbol.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v6i2.1422

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v6i2.1422.g1942

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