PEACE AND WAR ASSOCIATIONS OF UKRAINIAN HUMANITIES STUDENTS
The aim of this paper is to analyze the associations of Ukrainian humanities students given on PEACE and WAR stimuli. The association remains an important subject for studying in many scientific fields because associating is a continued process of making links between phenomena of cultural, social and physical surroundings, consequently it can reveal some concealed procedures of thinking. Through the semantic analysis of association units, it is possible to explicit, though partially, some conceptual filling of consciousness. The associative experiment is one of the most widespread methods for obtaining empirical data for the linguistic science of our country. This paper discusses all stages of the development of such an experiment and its possible disadvantages. However, such surveys allow amendments as any experimental method, its benefits make it generally accepted in the scientific society. The stimuli were chosen due to their crucial role in current life of the Ukrainian nation. Methods used in the study: an associative experiment, semantic and quantitative analyses of the results.
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