Children's folklore and artistic image

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  • G.S. Sagynadin L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University



children's folklore, nurturing songs, lullabies, the image of a fox, imagery


Since the creation of mankind, he strove to know the environment from the
point of view of self-awareness, to study the world around him, to analyze nature and its various
phenomena. Thanks to many years of experience and observations, he not only knew all the
animals around him, but also created many myths, legends, fantastic stories, poems and fairy tales
about them. The essence of such folk works in the transformation of national values lies in the
complexity of the images represented by the content of each genre. The system of artistic images, underlying the origin and formation of children's folklore, is of high relevance, which requires
deep knowledge and scientific analysis.
The image is the main tool that reveals the thematic nature of the work and conveys its
ideological unity. Thus, the fox is one of the animals known in folklore for its unique nature, which
has become the core of folk literature and has become an ideological, aesthetic and artistic image.
Therefore, the main goal of this article is to show the ideological and aesthetic role of the fox image
in the development and prosperity of children's folklore, including lullabies and youthful poetry.
In the course of the study, the level of visualization of the fox's image was analyzed by analyzing
various genres of children's folklore. The similarities and differences of the fox in nature and the
artistic image in folklore have been studied in detail. Guided by the theoretical conclusions of
folklorists, the didactic and aesthetic functions in the genre of children's songs and jokes, fables,
riddles were discussed. Savvy, intelligence, grace, etc. foxes defined her role in folklore as an
artistic image. It has become a powerful force influencing the thinking and consciousness of
children, education and worldview, as well as a figurative tool for the development of the mind,
consciousness and worldview of a child.



How to Cite

Sagynadin Г. . (2022). Children’s folklore and artistic image. Bulletin of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University. PHILOLOGY Series, 138(1), 123–134.