The Role of Puns in English Conundrums
Riddles represent a unique way of a national world view reflection. They show the way of thinking, perception of the environment, mental outlook, and nations' attitude towards various things and phenomena. The article reveals the role of puns, or paronomasia, in English conundrums. The author gives linguistic concepts related to homonymy and tries to identify the essence of puns in the enigmatic sentence.
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