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THEMATIC AFFINITIES OF “KHOSROW AND SHIRIN” AND “ROMEO AND JULIET”

A romantic work can rarely be found, which would be equal to the story of Nizami’s “Khosro and Shirin.” Perhaps the only work which can be compared to this literary masterpiece is the tragic romantic story of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” unique poet and playwright of English literature who is full of literary delicacies. The present article attempts to investigate the content and method of processing characters in both stories and reveal their similarities to make a new light to the neglected aspects of the two famous and precious works.

DOI: 10.18413/2313-8912-2017-3-3-78-84
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