TRANSFORMATION OF THE ROLE AND IMAGE OF A WOMAN IN THE CONTEXT OF UKRAINIAN CULTURE OF THE XIX-EARLY XXI CENTURY

Keywords: woman, Ukrainian culture, transformation, folklore, gender roles

Abstract

In Ukrainian culture women are an important component of the culture of our people. In a traditional society one of the testimonies of which folklore is, the emphasis was on the various incarnations associated with the feminine. The feminine principle was manifested in family and ritual folklore. The role of a woman in the context of Ukrainian culture has been transformed in the process of historical development. In the culture of the Soviet period the equality of rights and freedoms of both sexes began to be emphasized. In most works of art the idea of equality between men and women is postulated, there is a desacralization of the feminine principle as one that is the bearer of the essentially valuable. In this period it is possible to involve as sources not so much folklore, but other forms which act as personification of cultural values. Accordingly, this change not only forms of manifestation of the essence of understanding of the feminine principle but also its position in culture needs to be covered. In the XX century the idea of the universality of women is formed, which can easily combine different tasks, depending on social situation. In modern culture there are several key images associated with the beginning of a woman. The role of the woman-mother, which correlates with others, remains invariably important. The issue of defending gender equality in Ukrainian society is becoming relevant.

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2021-08-26
How to Cite
Tkach, A. (2021). TRANSFORMATION OF THE ROLE AND IMAGE OF A WOMAN IN THE CONTEXT OF UKRAINIAN CULTURE OF THE XIX-EARLY XXI CENTURY. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 45(2), 158-167. https://doi.org/10.23856/4517
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LANGUAGE, CULTURE, COMMUNICATION