عنوان مقاله [English]
The Russian formalism is an approach was introduced at the beginning of 20th century and those who offered such a theory wanted to find a scientific method in literary criticism. They believed that the literary work itself should be criticized instead of its author and the literary nature of the work should be considered as the main subject. Adopting such a method, they propelled the study of literary works to the issues of Form and Technique. Besides formalistic reading of Mahmood Dowlatabadi’s “Journey”, in present paper, we are going to make Formalism and its related special concepts clear and to show how critics use these formalistic concepts to analyze this story.