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Journal:   MYTHO-MYSTIC LITERATURE JOURNAL (PERSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE JOURNAL)   WINTER 2018 , Volume 13 , Number 49 ; Page(s) 265 To 298.
 
Paper: 

IMMORTALITY IN MYTHS USED BY SHAMLOU

 
 
Author(s):  NASERI TAZEHSHAHRI NASER*, YOSEFI LAYA
 
* IAU, KHOY BRANCH
 
Abstract: 

Most prominent poets and authors use a variety of myths to immortalize their works, they compare their heroes with heroes of myths and therefore create a bridge between the present and the past and immortalize their heroes. Among the Iranian contemporary poets, Shamlou, has turned to myth because of his spirit of the struggle. He has used a variety of Iranian and global myths and thus has become a famous mythologist poet. He has utilized not only the heroic characters but also myths of animal and plant, and natural and ritual elements to express his ideals. Immortality is the trait of all myths, but the characteristic feature of Shamlou's myths is re-birth and anew life. According to his mythological view, the carnal death of hero leads to immortality. Shamlou believes that after his own carnal death, his sayings and poems lead to re-birth of "the myth of Shamlou". Therefore, he uses myths to immortalize and live up to his heroes. The poet proposes those myths that can be found the concepts of "motivation to grow" and "re-born" in them, he believes that deaths of these myths are the symbol of their life. The present article attempts to analyze these kinds of myths in the poems of Shamlou.

 
Keyword(s): SHAMLOU, MYTH, IMMORTALITY, MODERN POETRY, RED DEATH
 
 
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APA: Copy

NASERI TAZEHSHAHRI, N., & YOSEFI, L. (2018). IMMORTALITY IN MYTHS USED BY SHAMLOU. MYTHO-MYSTIC LITERATURE JOURNAL (PERSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE JOURNAL), 13(49 ), 265-298. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569972



Vancouver: Copy

NASERI TAZEHSHAHRI NASER, YOSEFI LAYA. IMMORTALITY IN MYTHS USED BY SHAMLOU. MYTHO-MYSTIC LITERATURE JOURNAL (PERSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE JOURNAL). 2018 [cited 2021May16];13(49 ):265-298. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569972



IEEE: Copy

NASERI TAZEHSHAHRI, N., YOSEFI, L., 2018. IMMORTALITY IN MYTHS USED BY SHAMLOU. MYTHO-MYSTIC LITERATURE JOURNAL (PERSIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE JOURNAL), [online] 13(49 ), pp.265-298. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569972.



 
 
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