Vol. 14 (2020): XIV International Symposium Contemporary Issues of Literary Studies : The Silk Road Countries` Folklore
Plenary Session

Dynamism of the Literary Image of a Human Character in Folk Literature

Ketevan Sikharulidze
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Published 2022-05-11


  • Foklore,
  • Literature,
  • Actor,
  • Genre,
  • Individuality


This paper is focused on the activities of human characters and aims to find out if they show dynamism across different genres of folk literature. Folk literature certainty shows the dynamism of a human character. Each genre of folk literature employs its own discrete principles and means of expression to depict a different world in which a human being has his due place. Therefore, the differences in the role and activities of human characters are to be explained by the peculiar characteristics of each genre.