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POLINESIAN MYTHOLOGICAL IMAGES IN THE NEW ZEALAND WORLDVIEW
Nikolaeva O. V.



        Nikolaeva, Olga Vasilievna – Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor of the English Language History Department, Institute of Foreign Languages, Far Eastern National University.


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The paper reveals the historical sources of Polynesian mythological images in the New Zealand worldview. The analysis is done on the basis of traditional Maori folklore and contemporary New Zealand periodicals.

        Key words: Polynesian languages, mythological image, worldview, Maori, folklore.


 
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