Genre transformation in Simone de Beauvoir’s work “Force of Circumstance”

Keywords: S. de Beauvoir, genre, freedom, choice problem, image writer.

Abstract

The publicity dominance is the characteristic of memoirs “Force of Circumstance” by Simone de Beauvoir. The idea of S. de Beauvoir influences the genre transformation. The scientific problem is to clarify the specifics of a genre. The aim of the article is to highlight the features of the genres in the novels, diaries, memoirs, interludes, tragedies, comedies as genre memoirs, to understand better the ideas of the writer. The methodology is represented by a biographical method in the study. The most important findings are as follows. The result is to interpret systematic, structured, orderly procedural writing activities. The attention is drawn to the writing process. Writing is a passion, mania, which is causing an addiction. The meaning of creativity is the knowledge of people, culture, history, progress. Genre transformations are the basis for explaining the problem in the work: the artist's activity and her place in the history. The existential fear of death is a central part of literary existentialism. The writer embodied the death fear in her own works.

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Author Biographies

Svitlana Kryvoruchko, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Philology, Ph. D in Philology, Full Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign Literature and Slavic Languages, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Ilona Kostikova, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Education, Ph. D in Philology, Ph. D in Education, Full Professor, Head of Department of Theory and Practice of the English Language, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Olena Gulich, H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Ph. D in Philology, Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Practice of the English Language, H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Liudmyla Harmash, H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Philology, Ph. D in Philology, Full Professor, L.V. Ushkalov Department of Ukrainian and World Literature, H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Iryna Rudnieva, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine.

Ph. D in Pedagogy, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of German and French Languages, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-04-12
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Kryvoruchko, S., Kostikova, I., Gulich, O., Harmash, L., & Rudnieva, I. (2021). Genre transformation in Simone de Beauvoir’s work “Force of Circumstance”. Amazonia Investiga, 10(38), 245-251. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.38.02.24
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