Feminist critic of the novels "The daughters of Riyath" by Rejaosaneh and "we get used to" by Zoaya Pirzad

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With the emergence of the feminist movements in 19th and 20th centuries, women and her issues became the focus of attentions of the writers and poets round the world. However, most experts have studied on women and their problems at surface and in a stereotype manner, but in a few works of forerunners in this regard, we witness their close attention to this gender. Rejaosaneh, the famous writer of Saudi Arabia and Zoaya Pirzad Armenian - Iranian writer are those who took over the other writers in the field. In addition to deal with women as principal and effective personalities, the two writers discuss the problems and difficulties women encounter. By means of descriptive-analytical method, this paper is intended to review and analyze the novel "The daughters of Riyath" by Rejaosaneh and the novel "we get used to" by Zoaya Pirzad and render a feminist critic from the two. Results show that despite the fact that both writers have differences regarding dwelling place, custom, language, culture, and a part of their thoughts, but both influenced by feminism school of thought, have reflected common topics and concepts in their works. Women in both novelsare liberty seekers who stand against men and traditional society and defend their own rights.


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