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Jabari N, Rahimi M. Analysis of Exogamy in Three Kurdish Folklore Versified Stories. CFL 2024; 12 (56) :147-191
URL: http://cfl.modares.ac.ir/article-11-71887-en.html
1- Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature,University of Kordestan, Kordestan, Iran. , njabari@uok.ac.ir
2- PhD Candidate in Persian Language and Literature, University of Kordestan, Kordestan, Iran
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Culture and worldview form the foundations of a society’s existence and knowledge, which are transformed by various external and internal factors. One of the platforms that embodies these infrastructures in every culture is folklore narratives, the analysis of which can be used to recover sources that are less visible in historical documents. According to historical evidence, matriarchy culture in Zagros was the dominant social phenomenon before the widespread presence of Aryan peoples in the Iranian Plateau. Such phenomena bring with them certain subcultures and social customs that are represented at different social and literary levels. Exogamy is one of the characteristics of matriarchal culture, which can be found in the oral literature of Kurdistan. While examining the data on exogamy based on the worldview of matriarchy by using its data, the present study analyzes the content of three popular Kurdish oral narratives in an analytical-descriptive manner and shows that action and conflict in these narratives are the result of the clash of two cultures of exogamy (ex-marriage) and endogamy (in-marriage).
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Article Type: پژوهشی اصیل | Subject: You got the public literature
Received: 2023/10/7 | Accepted: 2023/12/18 | Published: 2024/05/19

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