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Abstract: This article analyzes the motive of foolishness in Platonov’s play «Lyceum pupils.» Motivic analysis methodology is used, supplemented contextual. The motif of foolishness is considered at a number of character play: in the images fortress girl Masha and the old woman Thecla. Climbing their images to the archetype of foolishness manifested important for the artist category patience / humility, offers readers a genuine Platonov’s vision of man’s place in the world.
Key words: PLATONOV, WHACKY, MOTIF, CONTEXT, PUSHKIN

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Kogut, K. S. Motif of the Whacky in A. Platonov’s Play “Apprentice Lyceum” / K. S. Kogut, N. P. Khryascheva // Philological Class. – 2015. – №1 (39). – P. 93-99.