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Comparison of sociological critique of contemporary Arabic and Farsi short stories Case study: fiction series "Land of unhappy orange" and "death of bed No.12" by Ghassan Kanafani and the "only love can understand the language of love" set by Qasemali Farasat. CLRJ 2018; 6 (2) :86-105
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According to sociological critique of literature that examines the environmental and community impact and shows writer’s skills in reflecting community events and environments, this research, using analytical method based on American school of comparative literature, has tried to examine short stories of Ghassan Kanafani , prominent Palestinian writer, and author of the famous Iranian author Qasemali Farasat from the perspective of sociological criticism. Also it Wants to envisage a picture, of the years (1948- 1967) of Palestinian society and the events of war in Iran (1359- 1367 AH) and the years following, using the “line between the lines” of war and defense literary works. The results indicate that both the authors have criticized political, historical and social events of his own society applying realistic style. They also have looked upon armed forces and women and children characters employing the aforementioned style. Ghassan has criticized the dire economic situation, the involvement of foreign agents and ignorance and illiteracy in the community. Farasat has also spoken on economic gap and described soldiers and veterans in war area. Both authors have praised martyrdom in the cultural field and pointed out the effects of human spirituality and inner pains. Themes of both stories are anti-despotism , social problems and sufferings and failures of contemporary human being.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Pathology of Schools and Approaches to Adaptive Literature
Received: 2016/01/10 | Accepted: 2018/09/15 | Published: 2018/09/15

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