Poetic Interrelation of Long and Short Version"Amiraniani"

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Teona Kekelidze


A comparison of the prose, lexical and poetic variants of Amiranian showed that they are the most complete lexical variants in terms of content. Based on a comparative analysis of the variants, it can also be said that the key, borderline episodes of the monument are reflected in the variants of the epic verse.
In different versions, there is also a so-called. "Marginal" elements – when the narrator deviates from the main line of the epic and turns peripheral elements into a source of poetic inspiration. This circumstance often leads to the existence of long and short options.

Published: Mar 22, 2022

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