The Expression Of National Features In The Image Of Magical Objects In English And Uzbek Fairy Tales

  • Nozima Djumaeva, Nargisa Kobilova


Magical objects in folklore usually serve to express the national character, aspirations of the people. In the folklore of many peoples you can find a number of magical objects such as magic rings, magic swords, magic mirrors, magic wands, open tablecloths, hot cups, magic harps, flying carpets, magic lamps, magic combs, magic coats, magic caps and so on. The article deals with the comparison of magical objects in English and Uzbek fairy tales analysing  their specific features from the national and cultural point of view. The impact of history, traditions, customs, ceremonies, nationality and culture is emphasized. While English and Uzbek fairy tales are compared, Western and Eastern culture and traditions are observed as well.