Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 131


Narrative prose and its different types

Zahra Iranmanesh
PhD Student in Persian Literature, Research and Science University of Tehran, Iran.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 22 November 2012
  •  Published: 31 October 2013


In general, prose is a written word which is near to an ordinary, colloquial and oral speech and lack of a literary explanation; for example, the prose of several inscriptions which is in a form of Dari language and literary expla-nation in them that indicates the aim of creating a work in the form of Persian Prose is not clear (Zarin Koob, 1986).

In particular, prose is a word, although it is not a usual thing in poetry (be particular about rhythm and metric or tune), but involves a literary explanation which is com-mon between poetry and prose, discriminates unusual prose from usual one and colloquial language and extracts speech from the scope of perceptions and ordinary explanations. Based on the view of deceased Malekol Shoarae Bahar (1958): "prose is a word or statement in which there is nothing except simple explanation and fulfilling the aim, free of internal emotions and feelings, for the speaker as the guidelines of the great ones to the subordinates, explaining an accident by someone to the other or reporting an event that all of them should be simple.


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