عنوان مقاله [English]
Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957) has published his famous novel called “Freedom and Death” in 1956. The main theme of this popular novel was the dominance of Ottomans in 1645 over Crete Island. In addition, the main plot of “Freedom and Death” consists of the freedoms-seeking battles between Cretans and Ottomans. The protagonist of this work is a hero called Michalis, who is very much similar to Dash Akel character in Sadegh Hedayat’s work of art. Besides similarities between the life of Michalis and Dash Akel in Hedayat’s work of art and its narrator, these two works of art are also similar in terms of imagery. Therefore, the main objective of the present study is to investigate the similarities between opinions, thoughts and speeches of Dash Akel and Michalis and to determine the thought pattern of both Kazantzakis and Hedayat and defining and analyzing the messages delivered in both works of art by providing evidences.