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“A City like heaven” is the name of one of short stories of a collection written by Simin Daneshvar. In this article, writers have tried to study and analyze this story by structural criticism , using the theories of great structuralists and narratologists as Vladimir Propp, Tzvetan Todorov, Gerard Genette and Northrop Frye, which are concentrating on the narrative aspects of literary texts.
Therefore incipit, cloture, paratextual materials and plot of the story will be reviewed. Moreover, the tricks used by author to make the reader stay and fallow the story with enthusiasm will be discussed, and the words and meaning domain for reaching the main themes of the story, considering the cultural and social aspects and social image of a woman which the author is making in the reader’s mind, will be remarked. Women as narrators or interlocutors deprived of civil rights in real life reflect their sweet dreams and also social and cultural difficulties with which they are constantly struggling, in the heroine of the story by narration.