عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to investigate the aggression of women in the works of the Iranian writers; Jamalzade and Hedayat, based on Karen Horney theory. The characteristics of two female personages were selected by the name of Taj Al-Muluk and Aziz Aga in "charity" and "seek forgiveness" from the fictional works of Jamal Zadeh and Hedayat as samples. The research design was descriptive-analytic. The data was collected via documentary and library. In this study, the content analysis method was applied .The results showed that the most important dimensions of aggression of the mentioned characters in the fiction of these two authors based on Horney theory were scurrilousness, humiliation of others, cruelty, violently inconsiderate acting out, profiteering and exploitation of others, manipulation, disregard for others, having inappropriate expectations, severe arguing and criticism of others. The study also showed that women in reviewed fictions of both authors were imposed the scurrilousness and humiliation more than other dimensions of the aggression.