The article analyzes some of the works of contemporary writers from Russia, Italy, Canada, Norway, England and Germany. We consider the situation of the main characters of these works. Applied semiotic method. Revealed the mechanisms and strategies of the protagonists of modern prose. The conclusion is made that the struggle between two trends (psychedelic and absurdity) in contemporary literature and illusory as the superior quality of its protagonists, is being occurred.
This issue traces the development of asceticism idea in ancient Rome independently of Christianity influence. The will to asceticism traces from pre-Christian times by the examples of ancient Rome literature. So, that main Christian ideas was formed under antique influence is taken for granted.
This issue proclaims provocation as the most effective pedagogical method conformably to human sciences. Social and pedagogical provocations are compared. Different pedagogical methods are taken up.