Tratsiak Z.I. Fictional Perception of a ‘Continuous War’ Motive in M. Loban’s Trilogy ‘The Šemiets’
Trilogy ‘The Šemiets’ by M. Loban regarded as a unique phenomenon in the development of Belarusian prose of the twentieth century is studied. This work is associated with the fictional interpretation of a ‘continuous war’ motive. Taking into account those characters that belong to the same family the writer studies the effect of infinite socio-political upheavals on the outlook of an average person. The article focuses on a thorough analysis of the 1930s regarded in the trilogy as an extremely important period in development of a ‘continuous war’, which is associated not only with the active military actions, but also with the fight against the internal enemy of the Soviet system.
Belarusian literature of the 20th century, ‘continuous war’ motive, social realism, chronicle