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pashootanizadeh A, Vasiq B, Lezgee D H. The symbolic layers of Wahmaru's tablecloth story in Unwritten Fictions & Folk_tales' Khoramshah of Yazd. LCQ. 2010; 3 :117-142
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Unwritten Fictions & Folk_tales which have ecological & religious theme in them, help us for finding some Cultural & Social roots that is affected in inner layers of these Fictions & Folk_tales. The tablecloth of Wahmaru's story belongs to people who live in Khoramshah of Yazd & it shows their whishes, desires & culture of this small group. In parallel of the tablecloth of Wahmaru's story is occurred votive tablecloth by landlord who wants to thank god for keeping god's vow. The hero's fiction is a Prince Charming who is under a charm & he was changed with white snake. His talisman breaks that he gets married & swears his wife to secrecy and silence for seven years. This Folk_tale has strong symbolic layers & unity aspects with old & traditional legends in Persian Culture & Literature. Writers tried to find symbolic layers which are hided in this deep_steated Tablecloth of Wahmaru's story. Key words: 1. the tablecloth of Wahmaru; 2.grils; 3.snake; 4.mystic
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Received: 2011/01/23 | Accepted: 2011/05/12 | Published: 2011/08/2

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