Critical Discourse Analysis
The Representation of Ideology and Power in Naghmeh Samini’s Sheklak and Khab dar Fenjan-e Khali using Fairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis

Erfan Ebrahimi; Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 1-24

  This study examined the discourses of two dramatic texts written by Naghmeh Samini according to the hegemony of the time of production and consumption of the text. The plays Sheklak and Khab dar Fenjan-e Khali were published in between 2004 and 2008. The selected texts were used over the same time as ...  Read More

A New Glance at the Third Person Singular Pronoun Enclitic (aš/eš) in Colloquial Persian based on Functional Approach

Faeqe Ebrahim Poornik; Aliyeh Kord Zafaranlu Kambuziya; Mohammad Dabirmoghaddam

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 25-49

  This research tried to investigate a specific case of pronominal enclitic (eš/aš) in colloquial Persian based on functional approach. Two novels including a total of 56,500 words and the data on the internet were used as corpus. A corpus of 110 sentences with the desired structure were ...  Read More

Code Analysis of Narrative Elements in Salman Harati’s Children’s Poem

Seyed Asghar Musavi; Akbar Shabani; batul fakhreslam; parvin dokht mashhoor

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 51-73

  Semiotics is studies the sign systems, the process of interpretation, the meaning and the truth hidden behind the codes, signs and symbols. This knowledge has considerable applications and functions in various areas of human relations. Literature, including children's literature is one of the most important ...  Read More

Studying the Impact of Phonological Awareness Training on the Performance of Second Grade Female Elementary School Students in the Area of Mathematical Concepts

Elham Ziyayi; Azam Estaji; Atiyeh Kamyabi Gol

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 75-105

  Mathematical concepts including counting, comparing, and the spatial value of numbers is among the most fundamental fields that has many impacts on individuals’ life. In the process of counting, the child must retrieve the phonetic representations of numerical words. This is possible through phonological ...  Read More

Word construction
Hierarchical Schematicity in the Configuration of Sorani Kurdish Exocentric Compounds based on Booij’s Construction Morphology

Kourosh Karimi; Arezoo Najafian; Razieh Mahdi Beyraghdar; Seyed Mohammad Hosseini-Maasoum

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 107-137

  This study attempted to explore the hierarchical schematic system governing the formation of Sorani Kurdish exocentric nominal compounds to achieve their general meaning making model via the application of analytical-descriptive method based on Booij's (2010) construction morphology framework. In the ...  Read More

The Study of Some Morpho-Phonological Processes in Zanjani Turkish based on the Optimality Theory

Farnaz Ebadi; Mohammad Reza Orouji; Sakineh Ja'fari; Mehri Talkhabi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 139-163

  At the present study, some Morpho-phonological processes in Azeri Turkish, Zanjani Dialect were studied based on Optimality Theory (Prince & Smolenski, 1993). This was a descriptive-analytical study and was based on interviews with 30 native speakers (between 15 and 75 years old) of Zanjan in three ...  Read More

Linguistics and Khorasan dialects
Times and the Division of Time in the Dialect of Bimorgh Village of Gonabad

Hamid Kheslati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 165-177

  The rsults of research on authentic Farsi dialects can be used as a guide for the cultural authorities of Iran and will open a new venue for further research in this regard. Great Khorasan, where Dari Farsi originates from, has unique features. One of its features is that the dialect of many cities of ...  Read More

Linguistics and Khorasan dialects
An Etymological Investigation into the Turfan Manichaean Parthian Word “Nw ̉r”

Arman Bakhtyari

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 179-191

  The Turfan Parthian word “nw ̉r” appears in Manichaean Fragment M5815 Vi/29/. Andreas Henning (Durkin-Meisterernst, 2004) and Boyce (1975) have cited this word, but without any meaning or interpretation. Durkin-Meisterenst (2004) suggested that «poss. a misspelling of wᵓwr «belief» ...  Read More