Viktoriya Petrivna ATAMANCHUK


Introduction. The problem of spiritual transformation plays an important role in literary works by Yuriy Lypa. It is important to define the ways of its artistic representation in poet’s dramatic poems. The author emphasizes philosophical aspect, as the artistic problems are characterized be multidimensional interpretation . Purpose of the article is to analyse peculiarities of artistic embodiment and expression the main problems in literary works “The Ship that Sails Away”, “The Rose from Jeriho”,“The Word in the Wilderness” There is also a necessity to determine genre characteristics in connection with analysis of dramatic poems’ content. The aim of study is to find out aesthetical basis of considered problems comprising internal transformation. Originality. The article represents an attempt to analyse literary works, paying special attention to study of their axiological and ontological components. Results. Dramatic poems by Yuriy Lypa reveal the key existential problems that overtake the processes of global metamorphosis and simultaneously reflect regularities of these changes. The literary work “The Ship that Sails Away” represents changes of emotional and eventful paradigm that prove the revelation of existential impulses experienced on a deep level. The main image of a king organizes eventful structure of a dramatic poem. Simultaneously he is beyond usual context, as he doesn’t respond to other people’s actions who wanted interfere with sailing the ship or at least to express their protest. Essential impulse, that induces the king to dangerous trip, becomes fundamental issue in formation of the process dynamics. None of controversial actions influences the king or his aim, or realization of his plan. The author shows the laud that doesn’t prevent to following protest expression. Y. Lypa symbolically depicts certain regularities of being that cause resistance because of restricted perception, and he also represent the delegate of these regularities (the king).The ship that sails away symbolizes transition from one state to another – from secure ordinary existence to the movement in direction of unknown and probably unsafe changes. The king governs the process as he is able to comprehend more than his people. Changes as necessary form of existence and consciousness development provoke an active protest. People glorify and worship the king while he symbolizes their ideas about the usual way of life. When the king destroys the ideas, projected by his people, they behave aggressively. The literary work “The Rose from Jeriho” is defined as a dramatic poem. The title indicates timeless values, that constitute the internal basis and the content of the form but are not restricted by the is about magnificent transformation of human soul, transition from the state of exhaustion to the feeling of the energy and inner integrity through the comprehension of the aim and life purpose. The entity of human being has the mystic content and cannot be ruined. The literary work “The Word in the Wilderness” confirms the idea of internal freedom. The image of a shepherd is the central figure as his consciousness reflects the events and other characters, which also transpire to be the projections of his own perception. He needs these projections to understand the realness, that is exposed through the alternatives. The word signifies the expressed intention of consciousness, the wilderness symbolizes boundless space which is simultaneously correlated with that consciousness, so outlined forms that give the structure to the infinity and also exist in that infinity. Conclusion. In Y.Lypa’s dramatic poems the author artistically comprehends the important existential problems, that comprise different spheres of human spirit expression. The literary works are constructed on the principle of changes in axiological basis through widening boundaries of perception and respectively formation of new paradigms of existential selfcomprehension. The formation of a new consciousness level is specified by the necessity of further development under the conditions that testify or define pursuit of ontological foundation.


dramatic poem; artistic conventionality; spiritual transformation; hero; genre; conflict; symbol; Yuriy Lypa; archetype; image


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