phraseologism; proverb; madness; lack of intellect; semantics; motivation
Linguistica Silesiana, Vol. 39 (2018), s. 316-326
The article deals with the Russian and Polish phraseologisms including some proverbs
and sayings describing madness and the lack of mind. The material has been
presented with regard to dominating imaginations of madness and stupidity being
displayed in the semantics of examined units. These units include – hitting, aside
movement, the lack of sensitivity to outer stimuli, the fragmentation of entirety, lack
of components, etc.