Language tools for creating a comic effect in one line poems by Leonid Libkind

Rusak O. V.

The article analyzes the linguo-stylistic techniques that ensure the occurrence of a comic effect in one line poems by Leonid Libkind. Numerous examples show that phraseological units, which for stylistic purposes are used both without changes and in a transformed form, have ample opportunities for creating a laughable tonality. The author reveals the stylistic potential of polysemants, оmonyms, paronyms, synonyms, violation of lexical coherence, and occasional words.

Keywords: comism, language game, literalization of the meaning of phraseologism, structural transformations of phraseological units, pun, paronymic attraction, occasionalism.

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