THE NAIVE VIEWS OF EVIL SPIRITS AS FOREIGNERS IN ENGLISH AND RUSSIAN FOLKLORE IN XVII-XIX CENTURIES
Oksana Viktorovna Marunevich
Journal Title:Theoretical & Applied Science
The article deals with the folklore and mythological interpretation of a particular ethnic group as a representative of the evil forces. It analyzes the medieval and modern Russian and English legends and beliefs, proverbs, sayings and dialect expressions that reflect a range of naive views about ethnic, cultural and faith dissimilarity between the given and other nations.