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shariatirad M, Sharifiveldani G, Toghiani E. An Analysis of mythological indices of Plant and Tree in the culture of the people of Kohgiluye-va-Bouyar-Ahmad. CFL. 2019; 7 (28) :171-191
URL: http://cfl.modares.ac.ir/article-11-33217-en.html
1- university Esfahan
2- u. Esfahan , gsharifi22@yahoo.com
3- u. Esfahan
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The various representations of the sanctity of tree and plant have long been recorded in mythology, literature and culture. In the culture of the Kohgiluyvu-Bouir-Ahmad tribe, certain representations of the mythology of tree and plant enjoy from evident exemplifications. These include swearing, the ritual of the freshening up the houses, the alighnment of the human race with the plant, the symbol of the death and livelihood of the local poems, and the rituals of these people. The aim of this study is towards an analysis of mythological indices of plant and tree in the Kohgiluyvu-Bouir-Ahmad people with respect to the literary facets of these indices in their folk/local poem. Being fundamental in type, using content analysis, this study has been conducted based upon library-local resources and studies. Many of the indices such as hair cutting, freshening up the house using the plant smoke, believing in the healing power of plants and vegetal pedigree of human have got mythological representation, which can also be found in the culture of ancient Iran. Swearing to the tree is done mostly by farmers, intended to put an emphasis upon the greanness of the tree and proving the truthness of his words. They use mountain plants to freshen up their home environment and to treat illnesses. This is believed to remove the evils.
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Article Type: پژوهشی اصیل | Subject: Public literature of Lori and Bakhtiari
Received: 2019/05/22 | Accepted: 2019/07/14 | Published: 2019/11/1

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