Comparative Analysis of Mourners of Bayal by Saedi and Blindness by Saramago in Terms of Symbolism"

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate professor of Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran

2 PhD student of Persian language and literature, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran


Schools rise up in Special social and political Conditions and reach perfection. Many writers are accordingly impressed by the ruling schools in explaining their ideas and thoughts. Genius writers select an especial style to analyse social, cultural, political, etc. issues within a school; therefore, understanding the schools of thought and personal styles of writers have a significant role in understanding the goals expressed in their works. Also, this critical attitude toward literary works provides a good opportunity to get to the nature of literature correctly and to discover their inner truths. In this research, we have studied elements of symbolism and the method of their use in the works of Gholam Hossein Saedi and Jose Saramago by using documentary and library studies and relying on comparative analysis and description. We have established that the literary school could build bases of excellence oriented thoughts and an open atmosphere for thought in the society. The influence of the literary school in these works is such that if its techniques were not used to express latent ideas, perhaps such great and valuable works were not created


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