Imagery of the Danube in the Poetry of Taras Shevchenko

  • Vladyslav Kulchak Izmail State University of Humanities
Keywords: Shevchenko; Danube; river; poetry; folklore


The article deals with the research of imagery of Danube River in the poems of Taras Shevchenko. The connection between Ukrainian folklore and the poet’s work is investigated as well.


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