Abramova S.V. The Anthropomorphic Image of the Sun in Poetry
A metaphor is a way to cognize the world. From the earliest times the sun is considered to be the source of life and the god, thus it was anthropomorphized with the special kind of metaphors. The article deals with poetical metaphors where sun is imagined as a living being. Physiological aspect of anthropomorphous metaphoric model is evaluated as the most often aspect used in the poetry where the sun is mainly represented with the imageries of human face, blood, dream, arms, inclined head etc. It is studied that the most often natural phenomena described with poetical metaphors are sunshines and sunrises.