Studia Humanitatis (Oct 2019)

Shame as sociocultural and psycholinguistic phenomenon (based on the TV show “Lie detector”)

  • Zenchenko Ekaterina Olegovna,
  • Shushmarchenko Ekaterina Alexandrovna

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 3


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The article analyses of the phenomenon of shame in psychological and linguistic aspects based on speech and behaviour of the participants in the TV programme "Lie Detector". The authors consider the opinions of scientists about shame and give an etymological review of the concept "shame" in Russian. In conclusion, the authors prove the uniform way to demonstrate the emotion of shame among different communicants.