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Akbari M, Sheni K. Rhetorical critique of three examples of contemporary Persian novels for the English audience using the Burke clustering method. LIRE 2020; 17 (70) :9-40
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Translation and publication of the Persian novel in the epic genre after the revolution and war; especially in the West, despite the rapid, growth of quantity, major changes and new forms of content, has been very slow. It seems, Regardless of the political aspects and disagreement of the sacred and ideological content of these works with a Western audience, at least, Failure to discover and selecting suitable examples of existing novels – which have most harmony with Western taste - is something that by Attention and correction, can be Reinforcement for Publication and promotion these works outside Iran's borders. In this article, a random selection of war novels based on rhetorical (audience-based) criticism, Based on the national psychology of the English people as exemplified, in the manner of Kenneth Burke, is criticized and analyzed. The critique and analysis of the three novels "Clash" "Under the Cherry Tree" and "In Search of me", which are almost at the top, below and in the middle of this adaptive spectrum, are fully embodied. The result is a wide and varied range of maximum to minimum conformations, as the capacity for acceptance and persuasion by the English audience. So it seems, on the possibility of promoting and propagation a Persian novel in England, we should have to go into detail: some of these works are well-suited to be present in the UK's cultural space, and some are not. A group may also, with some form of editing, find the context needed to better communicate and attract Western audiences for persuasion and influence. The results can also serve as a mirror for Iranian writers to expand their global audience. 
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Contemporary Literature/ Story / Novel
Received: 2021/01/19 | Accepted: 2021/02/21 | Published: 2020/05/20

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