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Book: Aspects of Cognitive Ethnolinguistics

Chapter: The Polish stereotype of the mother: towards a cognitive definition

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21543


This chapter discusses the Polish stereotype of the mother. The mother occupies a high position in the axiological,
family-oriented, national and religious sense, in the Polish linguistic worldview. The chapter further discusses the image of mother in text, as well as proverbs which corroborate the already identified stereotypes of the mother.

Chapter Contributors

  • Jerzy Bartminski ( - jbartminski)