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sadeghi shahpar R, Mahdinejad E. Investigating the manifestations and types of violence against women in five novels of the seventies. LIRE. 2020; 16 (66) :91-119
URL: http://lire.modares.ac.ir/article-41-44134-en.html
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One of the approaches of women writers is the desire to draw the intellectual world and reflect their mental and biological experiences in society. . According to some of these authors, the experience of living in a patriarchal world has many social, economic, and psychological consequences for women. Violence against women is one of the consequencesThis is a topic that is common to women writers. In the present study, five selected novels of the seventies "Wandering Island", "House of Idris", "Acacia Migration", "Bamdad Khomar" and "Fennel Fragrance" according to their common theme of sexual violence based on cultural pattern (theory). Elaine Schwalter) has been selected for review To examine the types of violence against women and the reasons for its various manifestations in the mentioned works. The research method is descriptive-analytical. This article tries to answer the questions of how the phenomenon of violence against women is represented in the mentioned works. And how do women in storytelling react to violence against women? From the "cultural model" of the stories in question, it was concluded that women in the form of "traditional women" and "modern women" with individual and social identities face the phenomenon of violence. Traditional women do not want to change their identity and gain social identity and endure violence, and women like themselves are handed over to society, which is the main reason for the continued violence against them, silence, non-protest, compromise and acceptance of violence. It is from them While modern women do not cope with the patriarchal norms of society and try to change their mentality and identity and the women around them. They fight violence against women and become successful role models for other women. Examples of violence against women in these works are reflected in five types: "physical", "sexual", "verbal", "psychological" and "economic".
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Contemporary Literature/ Story / Novel
Received: 2019/09/18 | Accepted: 2020/04/29 | Published: 2020/05/12

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