ETHNOCULTURAL CONTEXT IN “SIBERIAN TALES” OF V.G. KOROLENKO
The special features of ethnocultural context in the “Siberian Tales” of V.G. Korolenko based on the stories “Makar’s Dream”, “Sokolinets”,“Marusya’s wood house” are analyzed in this paper. The representatives of such nationalities as Yakuts, Russians and Tatars are regarded. The specific peculiarities of the representatives of these nationalities are pointed out. The dependence of the main national character features from the environment, severe climate and Yakut conditions is underlined.
Key Words: V.G. Korolenko, ethnocultural context, mentality, national character, Yakut reality.