Mystical motifs in the urban legends of Pavlodar (on the example of the cycle of legends about the city garden)

DOI 10.51955/2312-1327_2021_1_149

Gaisha E. Imambayeva

Ilya O.  Prikhodchenko

Abstract. The article deals with the urban legends of Pavlodar associated with one of the key places of the Pavlodar local text – the City Garden of Culture and Recreation, known among the citizens as the City Garden. The study analyzes the role of mystical motifs present in these legends in their pragmatic and historical-cultural aspects.

Keywords: non-fairy prose, urban legend, Pavlodar, local text.

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