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Symmetry in Traditional Persian Poetry

BEHNEJAD, S. ALIREZA and ZAHEDI, MARYAM (2010) Symmetry in Traditional Persian Poetry In: 8th Interdisciplinary Symmetry Festival-Congress of ISIS-Symmetry, 23-28 August 2010, Gmund, Austria.

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A great many Persian poems have been composed by many famous or obscure poets throughout the centuries which Persians have learned, memorized and recited throughout their lives. Regardless of their meaning, there are other aspects that make learning these poems simple and pleasant. It seems that the rhythm in traditional Persian poems is an important factor that makes it possible for non-Persian speaking people to enjoy Persian poems. As Marco polo, writes in his itinerary: ‘Persians are people who speak in poetry and walk on beautiful carpets’. Since Poem has a rhythm beyond the usual rhythm of the language, Which is due to the positions of syllables and how they sound, in this study with the help of graphs relating to syllables, we try to analyze the rhythm in different structural types of traditional Persian poems like elegy, lyric, couplet, etc. To this end, using dedicated software developed to analyze the music of poem through transcription of poems; samples of traditional Persian poems are analyzed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Civil and Environmental Engineering
Authors :
ZAHEDI, MARYAMmaryam20545z@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Date : August 2010
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Depositing User : Seyed Alireza Behnejad
Date Deposited : 25 Apr 2014 14:22
Last Modified : 25 Apr 2014 14:22

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