The magic of storytelling or the strategy of words

Mojgan Abshavi

Abstract


One Thousands and One Nights is a story of a woman struggling between life and death nevertheless she acts wisely. One may think that why Shahrazad kept telling stories for thousands night? Was it to entertain or engage the king or dose it serves a higher purpose, to educate? This study intends to investigate the purpose of Shahrazad as the narrator whose strategy of words had a magical end. Shahrazad with determination saves her own life and preserves the king from oblivion. She made the World a better and safe place for her children simply by means of storytelling.

 


Keywords


One Thousands and One Nights, Shahrazad, storytelling, strategy of words.

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