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Journal:   PIZHUHISH-I ZABAN VA ADABIYYAT-I FARSI   FALL 2012 , Volume - , Number 26; Page(s) 25 To 50.
 
Paper: 

CEREMONIAL JOURNEY OF ESFANDIYAR IN SHAH-NAME

 
 
Author(s):  SHAKIBI MOMTAZ NASRIN*, HUSSEINI MARYAM
 
* AL ZAHRA UNIVERSITY
 
Abstract: 

“The process of individuality” with centrality of considerable amount of Jungian archetypes makes the double-based unification of psyche - self awareness and non-self awareness – possible in the frame of symbolic acts and along the ceremonial journey for the hero. In fact, by passing the different layers of “shade” and attempting to modify its deterrent force which has roots in the negative psyche features of hero, he is in a new step visiting“anima”; therefore, knowing his feminine direction of his psyche, hero achieves great capability in knowing “wise old” who is the real durable truth of existence. Knowing the status of this wise old, which he himself is one of the most archaic kind of ancient human psyche, and obeying his decrees passes the path of individuality of hero to a conclusion which has significant psychological features. “Rebirth” which is equal to knowing “self” and integrating with it in ceremonial symbology, carries hero’s psychological life in a determined and advancing sample toward its ultimate goal.
In excavation of narrative of Esfandiyar’s life who is one the main characteristics of Ferdowsi’ Shah-Name, we can come into the psychological deep structure of story by passing the epic surface structure which shows the hero’s journey to reach a special goal from the aspect of knowing self, meaning to discover individuality; therefore, passing “seven steps” which are regarded as the seven steps of passing shade, hero can kill Arjasb Tourani and saved his sisters and achieving victory in this step, he gets ready in next journey to combat with Rustam as the wise old. In the last step of his individuality and losing his eyes, understands the right of old wise and with a ceremonial death achieves a rebirth. Esfandiyar’s rebirth has symbolic and ceremonial aspects depositing his son – Bahman.

 
Keyword(s): ESFANDIYAR, RUSTAM, HERO, THE PROCESS OF INDIVIDUALITY, REBIRTH
 
 
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SHAKIBI MOMTAZ, N., & HUSSEINI, M. (2012). CEREMONIAL JOURNEY OF ESFANDIYAR IN SHAH-NAME. PIZHUHISH-I ZABAN VA ADABIYYAT-I FARSI, -(26), 25-50. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=407749



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SHAKIBI MOMTAZ NASRIN, HUSSEINI MARYAM. CEREMONIAL JOURNEY OF ESFANDIYAR IN SHAH-NAME. PIZHUHISH-I ZABAN VA ADABIYYAT-I FARSI. 2012 [cited 2021May10];-(26):25-50. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=407749



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SHAKIBI MOMTAZ, N., HUSSEINI, M., 2012. CEREMONIAL JOURNEY OF ESFANDIYAR IN SHAH-NAME. PIZHUHISH-I ZABAN VA ADABIYYAT-I FARSI, [online] -(26), pp.25-50. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=407749.



 
 
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