By Arpine Khatchadourian,Haig Khatchadourian,Roy Arthur Swanson
The motion of the epic is situated at the protection of the home of Sassoun, or freedom from invaders. The oaths taken by way of heroes create conflicts of loyalties that paintings by contrast vital drawback. The curse, one other kind 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) acquired her B.A. and M.A. in Comparative Literature, A.B.D. English and American Literature, on the collage of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She was once a part-time lecturer within the division of Comparative Literature.
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