Investigating the Components of Romanticism in Tagore's Poetry

Document Type : Research Paper

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1 Ph.D. Persian Language and Literature student ,YazdIslamic Azad University, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature Department, Faculty of Humanities, Yazd branch, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran

3 , Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature Department, Yazd branch, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran

10.22059/jor.2021.308554.2032

Abstract

Tagore mainly famous as a poet. Tagore's works and poems have to be analyzed from various literary, philosophical and political dimensions. Although most of the features of the school of prose are contained in the prose of Tagore, his poems are more influenced by the school of Romanticism. in a descriptive-analytical method and quantitative evaluation the most important components of the school of romanticism, such as: nature, individuality, excitement and feelings, death,... have been investigated in Tagore's poetry. First, his position in world and Indian literature is briefly introduced, and then the main features of the school of romanticism in his poetry are examined and evaluated. Nature is described in a metaphorical and life-giving way in his poetry. Tagore is more concerned with mystical love. Death is frequent in his poetry and he is not afraid of facing death. In general, characteristics and themes: nature with a frequency of 79%, individuality 61%, the relationship between human behaviors and natural elements 56%, love 38% and... have higher frequency in his poems.

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