UDC 811.11


Gromova Irina Alexandrovna1, Koltsova Olga Nikolayevna2
1Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, PhD, Senior Lecturer
2Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, student

The article is dedicated to the investigation of numerological allusion in Dan Brown's novel "Inferno". The issues investigated are the characteristics of the numerological allusions, their types and functions in the text of the novel. The conclusion is that the numerological allusions are sustained in the text, fulfilling text-forming function, password function and recognition function.

Keywords: allusion, Dan Brown, numerology

Article reference:
Gromova I.A., Koltsova O.N. Numerological allusions in Dan Brown's novel "Inferno" // Philology and literature. 2014. № 8 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://philology.snauka.ru/en/2014/08/898

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