Herta Muller’s Modeling Estacade in the Novel “The Hunger Angel”

Keywords: association, “Atemschaukel”, Herta Muller, literature, narrator, “The Hunger Angel”.

Abstract

The article analyses the novel “The Hunger Angel” (“Atemschaukel” in original) by a German writer Herta Muller (Herta Müller in original), who received a Nobel Prize dedicated to literature. To achieve the paper purpose the following methods are used: the method of conceptual analysis, the method of science fiction analysis, the comparative method. In the novel the mentality of a dominant narrator is being observed. The narrator himself is genetically incorporated in the German ethno culture and his fate is bound to the specific Romanian, Ukrainian and Austrian realities. The novel can be freely associated with a special modeling estacade where the main directions of route-visual movement are verified. The events and figurative associations that are set out in the novel are actually being interpreted through the narrator’s conscience. A mental collision with senses of otherness, personal, different, counter-reality and parallel reality in the novel are shown. The geo mental collisions of the main character Leopold Auberg are made in a way that they can touch and consume personal and intimate feelings together with wide and global social tendencies that are inherent to the daily life events of second half of the ХХ century.

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Author Biographies

Iaroslav Goloborodko, Donbass State Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

D Sc. in Philology, Ph. D in Philology, Full Professor, Department of Ukrainian Philology, Horlivka Institute of Foreign Languages in Donbass State Pedagogical University, Ukraine. 

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

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

Evdokiya Goloborodko, Communal Higher Educational Institution “Kherson Academy of Postgraduate Education” of Kherson Regional Council, Ukraine.

D Sc. in Education, Ph. D in Education, Full Professor, Department of Pedagogy and Educational Management, Communal Higher Educational Institution “Kherson Academy of Postgraduate Education” of Kherson Regional Council, Ukraine.

Nadiia Karpenko, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Ph. D in Philology, Associate Professor, Department of Language Training, Educational and Scientific Institute of International Education, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Zoya Girich, National Aerospace University “KhAI”, Ukraine.

D Sc. in Education, Ph. D in Education, Associate Professor, Department of Documentary Studies and the Ukrainian Language, National Aerospace University “KhAI”, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-12-30
How to Cite
Goloborodko, I., Kostikova, I., Goloborodko, E., Karpenko, N., & Girich, Z. (2021). Herta Muller’s Modeling Estacade in the Novel “The Hunger Angel”. Amazonia Investiga, 10(48), 150-156. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.48.12.16
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