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FarhangNia A, Purhamdanian A. The Character's Structure in the Novel Qabil: Ain Akhuk Habil (Cane: Where Is Your Brother Abel?) by Ibrahim al-Koni. AIJH 2020; 27 (2) :41-67
URL: http://aijh.modares.ac.ir/article-31-40203-en.html
1- Shahid Beheshti University , a_farhangnia@sbu.ac.ir
2- Shahid Beheshti University
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Personality is an important aspect and is always presented in the narrative structure of a novel as a literary genre.  It is the main astronomy whose orbit revolves around the elements of other narratives of time, place and scenes that make these elements meaningful and understandable. Characters are those who hold the ideas and opinions that the narrator is in connection with expression, which carries a message to the community or other platforms, through its use in the narrative context. As for Libyan novels, renowned novelist Ibrahim Al-Koni has the merit of its prosperity and its impact on hearts, as his novels were researched again and again. Qabil: Ain Akhuk Habil (Cane: Where Is Your Brother Abel?) is among novels that are not devoid of fictional creations. This book is famous for employing heritage, culture and dialogues that tend to philosophical contents at times. This article attempts to consider the character structure in the aforementioned novel using the descriptive-analytical method. In fact, this is a historical one that narrates the events that took place in the judgment of Pasha al-Qaramanli in Libya but in a literary language, it reveals to the readers the prowess of the narrator. This Libyan literature deals with historical issues from the literary perspective and adds many personalities and events hence, turning itself more than historical due to the role of characters in the narration. This article deals with methods of choosing the characters, the role of central characters and the effectiveness of personalities. Among the most prominent findings is the link characters develop from the imagination of the novelist with the world’s heritage and cultures, and to multiply an exegetical description of central and effective characters, the use event, and internal dialogue as means of presenting those personalities.
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Article Type: مقالات علمی پژوهشی | Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2020/02/5 | Accepted: 2020/03/29 | Published: 2020/08/22

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