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porazimi S, ghahremani M. Backgrounds of accepting despotism in Persian proverbs. LCQ. 2013; 5 (20) :73-98
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-29-2259-en.html
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Abstract Since proverbs are based on the life experiences of ethnics, by studying them the social, cultural and political structure of each ethnic can be reintroduced. The political structure of Iran until constitutionalism is known by despotism, in which the king was on top of the power and people were his slaves. Despotic power, popularity of deterministic ideas lack of intellectuality and philosophy in society, allegiance, and lack of individualism are examples that during the history have formed proverbs and words that has fainted the base of any kind of intellectuality, social movement, and progress. proverbs as a representative of human thought and the most important role model for common people’s life has formed a considerable portion of Iranian’s language and culture. Then it will be very helpful in studying and analyzing Iranian’s culture. The purpose of this article is to analyze several important backgrounds that have made people accept and grow despotism, and have been manifested in proverbs .It is concluded that despotism has cultural backgrounds rather than being the result of authority exercise and during the history has formed people’s language and thought.
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Article Type: practical | Subject: folklore
Received: 2011/12/18 | Accepted: 2012/12/10 | Published: 2012/12/10
* Corresponding Author Address: hamedan

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