Linguistics and Literature Studies Vol. 7(4), pp. 164 - 167
DOI: 10.13189/lls.2019.070406
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Mythical Symbols in the Poetry of Ismail Kadare

Merxhan Avdyli *
Faculty of Education, Public University "Kadri Zeka" Gjilan, Republic of Kosovo


Mythology, in the poetry of Kadare, is quite present. It is presented as a special theme, which reveals not only the poetic but also philosophical ideas of Kadare. As such, mythical topography in Kadare's poetry is not only presented in various forms, but also presented with numerous mythological figures, especially from ancient Greek mythology, and also from Albanian mythology. Being present in poetry of Kadare, mythical topics are always in the function of comparing with contemporarily, taking the examples of mythological figures and heroes, but their places, not rarely implied as influential or comparable elements: mythical heroes with personalities from contemporary; their actions with the events and actions of modernity, and the ancient places with today's countries, either as patriotic or enemy countries.

Kadare, Poetry, Topics, Myth, Troy, Laocoon, Hero, Figure, War, Fall, Love, Betrayal, Land, Mythology, Idea, Realization

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[1] Merxhan Avdyli , "Mythical Symbols in the Poetry of Ismail Kadare," Linguistics and Literature Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 164 - 167, 2019. DOI: 10.13189/lls.2019.070406.

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