Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose شماره 91

volume Number : 16
number In Volume : 9
issue Number : 91

Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
volume Number 16، number In Volume 9، ، issue Number 91

Explaining the compatibility of Sohrab Sepehri's personal journey with the chronological sequence and semantic structure of Hashtkatab's poetry notebooks

Somaye Asadi (Author in Charge)

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sohrab Sepehari"s poetry represents the obvious and hidden aspects of his thought and personality, and his intellectual trajectory and ontology can be followed in eight books. In such a way that by following the historical course of formation and recognizing the semantic structure of each of the octagonal books of this work, it is possible to draw a picture of Sohrab"s transition and personal journey. On the other hand, the words and expressions in his poetry are the carriers of the poet"s thought, philosophy and mystical experience, and based on this characteristic, he can be considered one of the poets in the field of conceptual poetry.

METODOLOGY: The present research has explained the compatibility of Sohrab Sepehri"s soul journey with the semantic structure and time sequence of Hasht katab notebooks with a descriptive-analytical method and a holistic and semantic approach.

FINDINGS: The notebooks of Hasht ketab, with special titles given by the poet himself, contain a lot of information about the poet"s thought and worldview, and their analysis opens clear windows to the better understanding and explanation of Sepehri"s intellectual and epistemological system. As not only by examining the sequence of formation of the books, one can draw and follow the poet"s inner evolution line, but also to identify and describe the semantic center of each of these books as parts of a coherent whole, it helps to understand the semantic structure of this work and the poet"s thought system.

CONCLUSION: In addition to having the components of a conceptual poem, Sepehri"s poem is a description of a personal journey that narrates the evolution of the poet in the form of a coherent and continuous collection. As the first book of this collection with the theme of absolute darkness and emptiness, portrays the hell of the poet"s thought, the second to fourth books, with the essence of sleep, consciousness and sad sorrow, the narrator of the purgatory of Sohrab"s thought, and the fifth, sixth and seventh books with the central meanings of insight, no thought and enlightenment. , they express the paradise of the poet"s thought, which finally reaches a redemptive end in the eighth book, and the poet is placed in the position of observation and presence.

Keyword
Sohrab Sepehri , Hasht Ketab , semantic structure , the course of the soul , Time sequence

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