Block cycle: analysis.

«The best that was in Russian literature after Tiutchev" - roughly described the cycle of the famous literary critic K. Mochulsky, whose work is based on this analysis.Block "On the field Kulikov," he wrote on the eve of the disastrous events that determined once and for all the fate of Russia.And the words of the artist felt their proximity, making it a truly Russian national poet, which can not fit into the narrow confines of any direction or literary school.

literary context

«On Kulikovo Field", the analysis of which is presented in this article was created in 1908 and was part of the series "Homeland."On the work of the poet on the poem shows his drama "Song of Destiny" in which historical theme served in the lyrical vein.Also in connection with Kulikovsky cycle is necessary to mention the poet's article "The Intelligentsia and the Revolution."It creates an image block "wakeless silence" that hangs over the country.This is the calm before the storm preceded the battle.It is in its interior, ac

cording to the poet, the fate of the Russian people is maturing.

Article poet, referring to the poem "On the field Kulikov," the analysis gives the relationship of the people and intellectuals in contemporary Russia.Block defines these two classes as the secret enemies, but between them there is a line joining them - something between the Russian and Tatar was and never could be.


construction cycle - is the first thing you need to start the analysis.Block "On Kulikovo Field" is divided into five parts.The poem "The river stretches," Going into the first cycle covers the reader gust steppe.In the center is the image of Russia, which, like a whirlwind, rushing through the night mist.And with each new line movement becomes faster.

With such a dynamic entry is included in the contrast of gentle lyric poem "We, myself, friend ...", continues the series "On the field Kulikov."Block (analysis clearly shows this) for the next chapter of his poetic diary - "At night, when my mother ..." - defined the role of the composite center.It is here that there is an image of the Virgin, which discern the features of the Beautiful Lady.The last two poems cycle ("Again centuries Tosca" and "misery and gloom") continue motives anticipation of future storms, all-encompassing silence that precedes a quick battle.

Historiosophical concept

In 1912, as a note to one of the poems of the cycle "On Kulikovo Field" unit - the analysis should take this into consideration - called symbolic battle with the Tatars.In other words, the poet gives the image of the battle Kulikovskii universal features, which means that it is applicable in relation to other turning point in Russian history, including forthcoming.The battle with the Tatars can be seen as a metaphor for fighting the forces of darkness and light, and originally carried the fight for the soul of a particular person (lyrical), and the victory of one of these parties finally decide what is the fate of Russia has.

Produce analysis (Block, "On Kulikovo Field" - the great battle field) and can be in a different way.In the first poem of the cycle indicate the reasons for moving forward, causing suffering.On this basis, it would be interesting to compare the work of Blok and Bryusov.The latter, in one of his poems greeting came to destroy the Huns, which led to natural questions and complaints on the part of the reading public.In fact Bryusov (and block) understand the inevitability of the coming changes, albeit very painful.


continue the analysis.Block "On Kulikovo Field" saturated the symbolic and multi-valued, universal manner.For Russia, the way it is depicted dynamically stressed - so that not to recall Gogol good comparison of the country with rapid troika, which is constantly rushing somewhere.Interestingly, in one of the poems of Blok found the image of Russia, "the dull gaze sorcerer" - it is likely that the poet used to sending the story "A Terrible Vengeance."Another interesting image of the Beautiful Lady - the Virgin.He points to the specificity of the Bloc of patriotism: love for the homeland poet permeated erotic feelings, which is comparable with a thrust to the woman he loves.

means of expression

analysis (Block, "On Kulikovo Field") would not be complete without examining the means of expression.Poet liberally uses emotionally charged exclamatory sentences that help to reveal the internal state of the lyrical cycle.Part of the trail was borrowed from folklore - adjectives and metaphors, creating a national poetic images (grustyaschey river, bloody sunset).The latter will inevitably cause the reader's association with the Old Russian literature - in particular, the "Word ..." and "Zadonshchina."Poetic dimensions of the cycle - pentameter.

Thus, as demonstrated analysis (Block, "On Kulikovo Field"), the field of literary critics give more matter for research.With this cycle the poet considered one of the pinnacles of his work, along with the "Twelve" and "Scythians."