نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 دانشجوی دکتری زبان و ادبیات فارسی، دانشگاه الزهرا
2 استادیارگروه زبان و ادبیات زبان فارسی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد تهران مرکز
عنوان مقاله [English]
Based on Joseph Campbell’ theory of monomyth, the hero's journey begins with an archetypal invitation coming from hero’s unconscious mind. Following the invitation, the hero moves from the community (the consciousness mind), achieves new capabilities in unknown worlds through scpecial trainings, and goes through initiation. The journey is marked by symbols and signs in the dominant archetypes of societies. Following his return from the journey, the hero obtains the capability of guiding others. The present article, after discussing the stages of the heroic journey, uses descriptive-analytical method to investigate Mohammad Reza Kateb’s Time of Fault and its applicability to Joseph Campbell’s theory. In this novel, the hero protagonist of the story “Abroo” is separated from his people and undergoes special educational stages in a mountain, which symblolizes an obscure land, in order to be capable of being reconciled with his own unconscious mind. After going through the stages and return, the hero comes to support marginalized people.