عنوان مقاله [English]
Myth has been closely related to language and literature, particularly fiction. This connection has been maintained over time, and today, the works of many writers of this period are intertwined with myths. One of the ancient literary works interwoven with Iranian mythology is Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh, which has become a prominent model in Persian fiction. The concept of myth is reflected in various forms in the works of Ferdowsi. One of these writers is Belqis Soleimani. The present research is written in a descriptive and analytical method based on the data of library sources. The findings of the research indicate that the works of Belqis Soleimani, one of the prominent female novelists, are noteworthy for her extensive knowledge of the myth and its prominent presence in her stories. Mythical characterization, mythical names, themes and legendary rituals are among them. Her main concern in using myth is to portray the important issues of the "woman" in contemporary patriarchal society and to promote the status of women and the female identity; hence, the present study deals with various forms of myth reflection in the works of this author.
1. The examination of the origin of myth and its place in contemporary fiction and stating the reasons for the approach of modern and postmodern novelists.
2. The explanation of modern and postmodern words, the origin of both streams of thought, introducing modern and postmodern elements and components.
1. How are myths and mythical insights reflected in modern and postmodern stories?
2. What are the reasons for the retelling of myths and archetypes in the "Enlightenment" era, which was considered the era of demythologization, in modern and postmodern contemporary fiction?