„In the army now”: Комічні тональності пам’яті про радянське минуле в книзі Кузьми Скрябіна „Я, Паштет і Армія”
The article deals with the peculiarities of the fiction memory reconstruction of Soviet Army service in the story Me, Pashtet, and the Army by Kuzma Scriabin. The author of the article explains the author-reader relation strategy, analyzes the comic mechanisms of past Soviet events and charactersʼ descriptions, and reveals the “personality — Soviet Army” opposition. Scriabin’s ability to describe life collisions of a witty and talented man, who perceives difficult situations with humor, is researched. The author of the article states that the individualization of the main character is achieved by portraying his behavior against the system that prevailed in the Soviet Army at that time. It is noted that Scriabin’s writing style and his ways of creating fictional figures correspond to his life philosophy, behavior, and aspirations.