—The article focuses on the research of the impact of social factors on human body through the prism literary texts of modernist period. The material of the analysis is the corpus of literary prose by Virginia Woolf. By means of linguistic (semantic and conceptual) analysis of the literary text the vision of corporality characteristic of the modernist period is revealed as well as specific features of interaction of human being and society that found bodily reflection in the imagery space of V. Woolf’s prose.
—Corporality, human body, literary text, society.
Iryna Galutskikh is with the Department of Fereign Languages, Zaporizhzhya National University, Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:Iryna Galutskikh, "Human Body in the Society: The View through the Prism of Literary Corporality," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 237-241, 2013.