عنوان مقاله [English]
Contemporary writers, based on their inner and outer feelings, study significant issues and topics and present their findings in the form of artistic works. Fictional works of their kind can express many personal developments and cultural customs and beliefs; therefore, a vigilant study of literary works, particularly fiction created in various historical periods, can play an important role in the behavior and anthropology of society. Majid Qaisari is one of the contemporary writers in the field of short stories, whose works can be considered as key arguments in the analysis of people's personalities and their behavior. On the other hand, it has an influence on the deep understanding of the dominant culture on the individual's living community. The present research is composed via a descriptive and analytical method and relies on the data of library resources. In this paper, Majid Qaisari's literary works are studied based on the personality of his characters and their emotional reactions in six short stories (Wandering Calf, Green Oud, Agent, False Fraction, Crystal, Elamite Travelogue). Findings show that the characters of Majid Qaisari's short story, in the face of natural and peculiar occurring events, attempt to cope with stressful situations in an exciting way. These strategies work by endeavoring to eliminate or reduce the source of stress or distracting the person from the demanding situation. The components that the characters of the story face have a mythical aspect and a cultural background and demonstrate that people are looking for a safe haven to escape from fear and stress and seek to find sanctuary in its shadow; Hence, they turn to myths that early humans represented and believed they are are powerful symbols associated with the spiritual realms.
1. A study of characters of Majid Qaisari short stories based on personality theory and emotional reactions;
2. A study of cultural and artistic symbols in Majid Qaisari's short stories.
1. What are the components of personality dimensions and stressors in Majid Qaisari's short stories?
2. What are the cultural and artistic symbols reflected in Majid Qaisari's short stories?