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DOI: 10.51762/1FK-2021-2604-26
Abstract: In Russia, for many years, society and media are talking about the loss of literary centrism and the crisis of reading among young people. This article will be devoted to the problem of school reading, amateur interpretations of school classics in social networks, problems of the school system which are trying to being solved by bloggers and ways of successful Internet formats incorporation into the educational process. The modern Internet offers a large number of forms of interpretation of literary school classics, both professional and amateur, including those created by modern high school students. In a process of analyzing amateur content, we faced some problems that students are dealing with during their study and which they are trying to solve on their own: the lack of both an opportunity to show their creativity and understanding the pragmatic significance of literature, a very complex and “dry” language of presentation of educational material, topics for discussion that are not suited with student’s interests, age and life experience etc. The article focuses on a type of content called “aesthetics” which is almost unknown among the academic society but being extremely popular on the Internet nowadays. We’ve tried to describe rather succinctly the essence of this phenomenon and the constructive principles of the “aesthetics” post formation. Since the topic of literature has been actively developed in the segment of educational aesthetics and, in particular, starting to become very popular in the “Dark Academia” aesthetics society gowning its popularity during COVID-19 pandemic, we considered it necessary to briefly characterize this aesthetic basics before going into various types of literary “aesthetics”, the goals and objectives of their creation, their pragmatic value in the analysis of literary works and the study of biographies of authors, as well as practical recommendations for teachers who would like to work with “aesthetics” in their classes. The research materials can be used both for the development of literature classes and for further research on the ways of modern interpretation of the classics.
Key words: School classics; social networks; interpretation; literary centrism; teaching literature

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Литовская, Е. В. Литературные «эстетики» в помощь школьникам / Е. В. Литовская // Philological Class. – 2021. – Vol. 26 ⋅ №4. – С. 291–301. DOI 10.51762/1FK-2021-2604-26.

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Litovskaia, E. V. (2021). Literary “Aesthetics” to Help Students. In Philological Class. 2021. Vol. 26 ⋅ №4. P. 291–301. DOI 10.51762/1FK-2021-2604-26.

About the author(s) :

Elizaveta V. Litovskaia

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (South Korea, Seoul)

ORCHID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3578-9772

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Date of receipt: 30.06.2021; date of publication: 25.12.2021 (after revision).


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