Analysis and Evaluation of Four Negative Characters of Championship Era (Jamasp – Soodabeh)

Behnaz Shahnavazi


The Sage Abolqasem Ferdowsi is on of the first-grade stars of Iran Literature and Culture who became populated in historical past era by his worthwhile book, Shahnameh, and his extensively clear life was sank in a mist of gloom and unfamiliarity. Despite all the emphasis on avoiding bad behaviors and sin in national Shahnameh, many of the actors of it, even kings and heroes, who are made and processed by wishes and myths, are not defect-free and are infected somehow to sin. Even World Champion, Rustam, who is the main part of Ferdowsi’ performance in Iran national epic, is finally killed by unfair tip and trick of his brother. This fact indicates the tangible nature of personalities in Shahnameh and the reason of their influence on peple. As, moral and educational perfections enable people reaching higher levels and vice versa, badness leads to afoul in whirpool of distruction. And Ferdowsi, parallel to narrative these stories has tried to write out the national epic via the most frightful tragedies and murderous and informative events, and at the end, beautifully visualizes his internal utopia and in order to mount the highest glory of ideal human esteem, reached the top mountain on which human knowledge and capability was created.

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