Document Type : Articles


Associate Professor, Faculty of Literature and Foreign Languages, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Kashan University



The precious text of the Holy Quran is full of wise subtleties and artistic images or beautiful ideas that increase the aesthetics and effect of its verses; Its vivid and dynamic plot is such that spiritual and intangible phenomena, in visual and audio art images, become visible and tangible in the form of beautiful and expressive paintings. This method has continued using novel arrays such as similes and elements such as visualization, imagination, movement. In this article, in line with the linguistics of the Holy Quran and by looking at the definition of "artistic idea or image" in Arabic literature, some verses of the Quran that use this art to explain the values and anti-moral values have been analyzed; In the language of the Qur'an, the artistic images of the Qur'an are an example of its rational subtleties, in a way that embodies spiritual subjects and abstract concepts and makes them visible and tangible in the form of visual paintings. Technical illustrations or ideas of the Qur'an are not limited to moral values or norms such as modesty, chastity, humility, but are also used to explain anti-values such as infidelity, cruelty and miserliness and make such spiritual matters tangible. In Quranic ideas, the element of embodiment and embodied ideas are much more frequent than imaginary images and most images are visual. The artistic images of the Qur'an target the innate feelings and emotions of man in order to lead the audience to reflect on their behavior.


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