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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
A research of this genre is one of the ways that can shed some light on the condition and position of men and women in the eyes of the people.
This article strives to answer the following questions:
How are men and women depicted in “Proverbs and Mottos”?
How are their images regarding sexual clichés or conventional beliefs represented?
What characteristics are given to their mannerisms?
Are there any conventional biased beliefs towards them? If so, what is expected of them?
Dehkhoda’s “Proverbs and Mottos’ (Amsal- o Hekam) covers 2604 pages in four volumes and contains 22134 proverbs and wise sayings.
In general in this book one bears witness to the overall approval of the conventional beliefs. The results of this investigation are fully discussed in the text.