Analyzing Mythologia in Simin Daneshvar’s Works

Farzaneh Monsan

Abstract


Literary works have a direct interaction with the socio-political and historic evolutions which affect the literature of their period; therefore, the literary works are the looking glass through which the contexts of socio-political and historic aspects are reflected. The myths and archetypes are social elements always been the devices used in literature to express thoughts and ideas through epical genres and in more restricted sense contributing to the non-epical genres revealing the facts and semi-facts from ancient times. The human of the knowledge era in his/her contemporary achievements in the field of literature cannot ignore mythologia and has applied it in his/her works in a variety of manners. Daneshvar is one of such literary figures, who faced socio-political problems and applied the mythologia as a device to express her thoughts and demands on the issue of struggle against colonialism and protection of the national dignity as well as the women’s right, the oppressed stratum of her society at that period.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ach.v6n2p21

Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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