ISSN 2079-8490

Electronic scientific journal "Scientists notes PNU"

Pacific national university

Koliadina N. S.

PRAGMATIC FUNCTIONS OF CODE-SWITCHING IN THE BILINGUAL CHARACTER SPEECH (BASED ON WORKS OF B. AKUNIN)

This paper contains the analysis of pragmatic functions of code-switching in the speech of a bilingual character in B. Akunin’s novels. Highlighted are the inter-relation between characteristics of the character’s language personality and pragmatic features of code-switching in his utterances.

Keywords: bilingualism, art bilingualism, code-switching, bilingual character, pragmatic functions