The Comparative Character Analysis of Farhad and Majnun in Epic Poems by Alisher Navai
The current paper analyzes the comparison of the main characters - Farhad and Majnun of the two epic poems: “Farhod and Shirin” as well as “Layli and Majnun”.It is of significant value to explore the characters of “Khamsa” (Quintuple) by AlisherNavai since his work bears distinct features from precedent poems. Each epic poem of this Quintuple, particularly “Farhod and Shirin”, along with “Layli and Majnun” is regarded as the masterpieces in Literature with eternal recognition. Essentially, the works are noteworthy to reflect the progressive philosophy, ethical values and poet’s attitudes towards the beliefs of his time. This is the main reason why “Farhod and Shirin” has earned recognition not only in Uzbek literature, but also in Eastern literature worldwide since 15th century.