«Soviet pantheon of the Heroes»: the Image of a Hero-Peasant in Ukrainian Socialist Realism Literature
The XXI century demands from the modern literary criticism the revision of many strata of Ukrainian culture that have been ignored for years. The need for re-reading and re-thinking Socialist Realism literature is one of the key tasks in the field of topical objects of scientific study in modern literary criticism.
The publication reflects a new vision of the problem of literary representation of Soviet Pantheon of Heroes in the socialistic realism texts. Basically the idea is that the Soviet system in order to build a bright future need was a new man, so all the forces were thrown to the statement «new anthropological type». The article deals with the modeling role of the hero-peasant in the socialistic realism text. This image was established in the mass consciousness by means of propaganda and agitation.