Sidorova M.Y. To Poetics of Eternal Images: P. Kogan’s “Tiger at the Zoo” and Niu Khan’s “Huanan Tiger”
The article juxtaposes P. Kogan’s “A Tiger at the Zoo” and Niu Khan’s “The Huanan Tiger”, seeking features of lyrical poetry in them. The poems are analyzed in terms of special / temporal localization, the subject’s structure, and coherence of and adherence to poetic elements in the lyrical verse making process – with the intent to select out commonalities and differences. The method of confronting thematically bound verses and poems has proved to be viable and can be safely applied in research.
lyrical poetry, Russian lyrical poetry, tiger, Chinese lyrical poetry, special and temporal localization, the subject’s structure