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NasrEsfehany M, Fahimi R. Sight social satire in the two works of Anton Chekhov and Sadegh Hedayat. IQBQ. 2011; 2 (3) :85-107
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-14-1989-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Persian Language & Literature, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran
2- Ph.D. Student, Department of Persian Language & Literature, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (4305 Views)
In this research, the two stories “Alavieh Khanoom” and “Haji Aqa” of Hedayat and the “Rotchyld Violin” and “Lady and Cute dog” of Chekhov have been analyzed and compared from the social satire viewpoint. The content of stories is corruption that has been depicted as humor and funny. A piece of characters is representative special class. There are special moral and personality similarities between the characters of the stories, (e.g. Haji Aqa and Yakof and also Lady Anna of Chekhov’s story and Alavieh Khanoom). But what differs in the work of authors, is in their attitude. Chekhov criticizes with tone of hopefully, while despair is seen in the Hedayat’s stories to superfluity. The important notable topics in the works of these authors include: social problems, injustice, and existence corruption between the various levels of society and sympathy with the people, all of which have been represented with biting satire and make the audience to express sympathy. The purpose of the study is to find out the commonalties and compare the authors in the method the pay to social satire.
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Received: 2011/05/15 | Accepted: 2011/07/5 | Published: 2011/07/9

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