By Arpine Khatchadourian,Haig Khatchadourian,Roy Arthur Swanson
The motion of the epic is based at the upkeep of the home of Sassoun, or freedom from invaders. The oaths taken through heroes create conflicts of loyalties that paintings in contrast relevant problem. The curse, one other type of the oath, results in the decline of the home of Sassoun. The father's curse, which condemns the son to barren immortality, additionally places heroic existence in suspension till the eschatological imaginative and prescient is realized.
Arpine' Khatchadourian (1925-2012) obtained her B.A. and M.A. in Comparative Literature, A.B.D. English and American Literature, on the college of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She used to be a part-time lecturer within the division of Comparative Literature.
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David of Sassoun: An Introduction to the Study of the Armenian Epic by Arpine Khatchadourian,Haig Khatchadourian,Roy Arthur Swanson