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Faghihi H, Asgari M. The Comparison between Dehkhoda and Syed Ashraf Aldin Gilani's Social Satire. Social Welfare. 2014; 14 (54) :317-345
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Introduction: The subject of this article is comparing the Dehkhoda and Syed Ashraf aldin Gilani social satire. Satire is a literary sort of language which is based on the contradictions and inconsistencies with the audience system mental contracts. With modified intent, Satirist displays shortcomings and disadvantages of the various aspects of life in a ludicrous and exaggerated way. One of the themes of satirical works is a social satire in which chaos and darkness found in some of the different levels of society, such as customs and traditions, systems, norms, and different people are criticized. Pioneers of satire in the age of Mashrooteiat are Syed Ashraf aldin Gilani and Ali Akbar Dehkhoda that they both in a common period of time took advantage of the satire sharp weapon to fight problems, disadvantages and social corruption of their time.


Method: The method of this study is descriptive and comparative.

 Findings: In this study, with comparing the satire works of Dehkhoda and Syed Ashraf similarities and distinctions between the social satire of both can be seen. Although many social problems of that time were commonly critical goal of both of them, Dehkhoda social satire is deeper and his understanding of the social disadvantages is broader. On the other hand, due to Syed Ashraf satire long time, more broader corruptions and social problems are reflected in his works
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Received: 2015/03/26 | Accepted: 2015/03/26 | Published: 2015/03/26

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