عنوان مقاله [English]
One of the features of contemporary fiction is the issue of characterization and the use of symbols to convey concepts and themes. One of the outstanding works of contemporary fiction is the book Jai Khali Soluch by Mahmoud Dolatabadi. The issue that can be raised here is the reflection of the political, economic and social developments of this period and the use of characterization and symbols by the author. This research is accomplished by descriptive and analytical method and library data. The findings of the study indicate that the feudalism system governing Iranian agriculture was a method of exploitation and this phenomenon is reflected in the works of this period. One of the developments that took place in the field of agriculture during the second Pahlavi period was the issue of the White Revolution (1341 AD) and the land reforms along it, which were carried out by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. After these changes, a number of writers started creating works known as rural literature, in which they studied these changes and their reflection in the life of the villagers. One of the most famous of these books is “Missing Soluch", in which the symbolic aspects of the mentioned book is investigated in this study.
1. To describe the conditions of Iran's rural society after land reform in the book "Missing Soluch".
2. To study the characterization and symbolic descriptions in contemporary fiction with a case study of the "Missing Soluch" book.
1. How is the situation of the rural community of Iran after the land reform described in the book “Missing Soluch”?
2. What is the role of personality, characterization and symbolic description in conveying concepts in the book?