Oksana Mykolaivna HALAIEVA


The article examines the life and creative career of G. Pahutyak at 1980's. The author has attempted to interpret the artistic style of the writer in the context of the literary traditions of that period and determine her research for innovative approaches. Analyzed the author's creative works, showed the system of images, presented the main characteristics, found common features of all creative palette. Considered artistic details, elements of creation the characters. Special attention is paid to writer's artistic realization of existential categories: life – death, good – evil, freedom – the unfreedom. Found important aspects of creativity in the implementation of writer's idea, story component and overtopic elements. In 1970 - 1980's, there was a wave of arrests of prominent artists in Ukraine, Galina Pahutyak started to write her stories. The goal of the article is to follow life and career of the writer, find out the main themes and motives of the first book «Children», identify problems of three stories and a novel, explore their own architectural style. Writer was born in the village Zakolot, Lviv region. The author explores genealogy from the V century. It is noted that stories of neighbors caused an interest to demonology, young girl was interested in history of native land. She dreamed to be an archaeologist. Working in porcelain factory, she wrote the first story «Kids», which she dreamed about. The events of the Second World War in her story depicted in the background. The article emphasized how difficult 16-year-old teenagers to be in the air-tight space. Author affected existential questions of escape, unfreedom, death, which vividly illustrate the inner world of the characters. Galina Pahutyak in her mystery style uses the method of sleep, calm manner of storytelling about terrible events. Analyzing the story «About Mary and Magdalene», we payed attention to the two story lines - the life of 27 years old Mary and Magdalene on retirement. Story inherent psychological, heroes are not happy with their humanbeing, insecurity, loneliness, isolation from the world. Through the prism of the story «Lialechko and Matsko» modern reader will fall into a fairy-tail. Studied the psychological state of 5 years old boy, who came to the village to his grandmother, he does not perceive the adults surrounding. Friendship with fox changed the emotional state of the child. Such friendship is strong, the boy trusted Matsko and goes to the forest with him. The boy overcomes a kind of barrier. Firstly unrecognized artistic talent of fox at the end become very successful. The story is for children and about children teaches to value friendship and trust to others and take care for environment. Among the other stories of the writer's collection fairy-tale became special. Philosopher's Stone consists of letters, memoirs (reminiscences). Ivan Dmitrovych is searching for the Philosopher's Stone, shared thissecret with the little boy. Buster Protsyk shown as an irresponsible man. Having a good job he lost it. His daughter's Sophia extrawardship leads to thoughts about suicide - to hang himself. Galina Pahutyak did not open the value of the philosopher's stone, and gave a chance to imagine it. CONCLUSIONS. Galina Pahutyak began her creative work in 1980's, but it was different from contemporary literary traditions. Existential research formeaning of life, air-tight space, lack of freedom, fear, death are dominated in her works.


Galina Pahutyak; author's style; literary 1980's; tight space; existence; freedom – unfreedom; dream; death


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