Study of Literary Images of Gifted Characters In Optional Activities As a Means to Develop Capable and Talented Youth

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Galina Nikolaevna Bozhkova
Elena Mikhailovna Shastina
Olga Valerevna Kalimullina
Olga Vasilyevnа Shatunova


The studies of the life and work of the writers of the second half of the 19th Century, such as N.S. Leskov and F.M. Dostoevsky allow considering the problem of giftedness in the literary aspect. The authors of the article identify the characters’ inborn, professional and acquired giftedness in the reviewed literary works, and consider features of the images of the gifted characters. The practical significance of the study is in providing teachers with methods of work during elective classes on studying the problem of giftedness. The results of the authors’ experimental work prove that this form of studies contributes to the development of schoolchildren’s interest in literature, and stimulates their research activities.


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Bozhkova, G. N., Shastina, E. M., Kalimullina, O. V., & Shatunova, O. V. (2019). Study of Literary Images of Gifted Characters In Optional Activities As a Means to Develop Capable and Talented Youth. Space and Culture, India, 7(1), 264-273.
Received 2019-02-09
Accepted 2019-04-26
Published 2019-06-30


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