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The Grammatical Phenomenon In Character Description In Aisha Al-Mahmoud’S Watan Mozawwar Novel, Hanan Fayadh 2023 College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar.

The Grammatical Phenomenon In Character Description In Aisha Al-Mahmoud’S Watan Mozawwar Novel, Hanan Fayadh

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This research aims to analyze the manifestations of grammatical phenomena in describing the main character in Aisha Al-Mahmoud’s Watan Mozawwar (Forged Homeland). The author relies on several grammatical phenomena in presenting the character in a detailed and accurate way that enables one to understand the psychological dimensions of the character and to have guided impressions on the recipient’s or reader’s mind who is clearly present in the creative process. The research focuses on the grammatical phenomena that have emerged in describing the main character, specifically, around which events and narration are centered. The research concludes that the sentence lengthening phenomenon …


Dramatic Semiotics In Azzeddine Mihoubi’S The Rose And The Swordfish, Sadia Benstiti 2023 Mohamed Boudiaf University, M’sila, Algeria

Dramatic Semiotics In Azzeddine Mihoubi’S The Rose And The Swordfish, Sadia Benstiti

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

The drama program in the theatrical text is based on a set of dramatic transformations according to a specific timeframe and place where the author tries to embody that program through an imaginary space accompanied by a parallel text explaining the situations in which the dramatic actions take place. Also in that program, the author describes the situations of the active selves based on moving the dramatic act and transforming it from one path to another in a process called, in the semiotic term, “dramatic Transformations.” On this basis, the dramatic self is the focus of the theatrical text, and …


The Concept Of Simile In Relevance Theory: An Analysis Of The Degree Of Relevance Of The Simile “Houris” In The Holy Qur'an, Said Abu-Khader 2023 Department of Arabic Language and Literature, College of Arts and Humanities, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan.

The Concept Of Simile In Relevance Theory: An Analysis Of The Degree Of Relevance Of The Simile “Houris” In The Holy Qur'an, Said Abu-Khader

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This study deals with simile as a figure of speech in the field of theoretical linguistics and relevance theory. It presents a model in analyzing the degree of relevance in comparing “Houris” in the Quranic discourse, based on the inductive approach in reviewing related literature and the descriptive approach in selecting the material. In other words, this study further illustrates some of its pragmatic functions via Qur'anic discourse by utilizing the selected simile of "Houris"-the nymphs of paradise in the Qur'anic verses: "and wide-eyed houris, as the likeness of nestled pearls"(Al-Waqi'ah: 22-23). The use of relevance theory here reaffirms the …


Narration Techniques In The Narrative Biographical Speech Of His Majesty King Abdulla Bin Al Hussein Ii In His Last Book: Our Last Best Chance … The Pursuit Of Peace In A Time Of Peril, Malak Said Shabello, Mohammad Al-Qudah 2023 Arabic Language Department, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

Narration Techniques In The Narrative Biographical Speech Of His Majesty King Abdulla Bin Al Hussein Ii In His Last Book: Our Last Best Chance … The Pursuit Of Peace In A Time Of Peril, Malak Said Shabello, Mohammad Al-Qudah

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This paper aims to study the narration techniques in Our Last Best Chance and to demonstrate the tools, backgrounds, and references that King Abdullah II’s biography was based on. The researcher follows the analytical, descriptive approach in this paper. One of the major narration techniques that his Majesty used to write about his personal and political life is the narrative form that contains “I” and “we” together. Furthermore, this paper investigates the production of the autobiographical speech for a political man, and such a speech is colored by the literary, aristics, and aesthetic aspects at the same time.


Reflections Of Cultural And Intellectual Resistance In Samih Al-Qasim Poetry, Jamal Talebi Gharehgheshlaghi 2023 Department of Arabic Language, Farhangyan University, Tehran, Iran.

Reflections Of Cultural And Intellectual Resistance In Samih Al-Qasim Poetry, Jamal Talebi Gharehgheshlaghi

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

Resistance is a vital part of contemporary Arab poetry. It can be said that resistance is not any more limited to military resistance; however, the 1980s and 1990s witnessd another type of resistance which can be referred to as cultural resistance. This type of resistance manifests itself in defending history, ethnic and national identity and civilization, raising awareness about the importance of resistance among Palestinian people. Samih Al-Qasim, a contemporary Palestinian poet, is one of the pioneers in the field of cultural resistance. He has devoted himself to the issue of national and ethnic identity, which the Zionist regime seeks …


The Problem Of Identity In Prince Fakhruddin's Journey To Italy (1613-1618) Between The Fortification Of The Pattern And The Marginalization Of The Reference (Cultural Approach), Nidal Al-Shamali, Abbas Abbas 2023 Department of Arabic Language, Al Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan.

The Problem Of Identity In Prince Fakhruddin's Journey To Italy (1613-1618) Between The Fortification Of The Pattern And The Marginalization Of The Reference (Cultural Approach), Nidal Al-Shamali, Abbas Abbas

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This paper draws its importance from two angles. First, it deals with a marginal Arabic text that was born in the seventeenth century. Second, its use of cultural criticism in clarifying the text's components as cultural criticism is a partner of literary criticism. The traveler's text is not written by a traveler, a geographer, a writer or an ambassador, but it is written by an Arab prince, Fakhr al-Din al-Ma'in II (1634), who made his journey to Italy between 1613 and 1618. It was a journey which he had to make to save blood and to escape the surveillance of …


Back To Exile Is History A Novel Or Does Novel Use History?, Nabil Haddad 2023 Occupant Director of the Arar Chair for Cultural and Literary Studies, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.

Back To Exile Is History A Novel Or Does Novel Use History?, Nabil Haddad

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

It is needless to say that the 'historicism' of novels is present in their 'protagonists' or in their narratives, which had occurred in some era that had had its own events and heros. Or perhaps to have its own world of narration, which takes its topics from the inventions and available information offered by its era, as well as the artistic rules and objective dissertations of that era. The first issue regarding the novel chosen to be our case study today would be dependent upon how many referrals that society witnessed, according to the novel research, that the recepient could …


The Educational Thought Of The Jerusalem Writer Khalil Sakakini, Banan Salaheldeen 2023 College of Arts, Al-Quds University, Palestine.

The Educational Thought Of The Jerusalem Writer Khalil Sakakini, Banan Salaheldeen

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This study aims to shed light on the educational thought of the Jerusalem writer Khalil Sakakini, who is one of the most prominent Palestinian intellectuals who contributed to the educational, cultural and national field in Palestine during the first half of the twentieth century through his intellectual, educational, political, philosophical and social views. The study included a number of axes, the first axis dealt with the biography of Sakakini and his life, while the second axis dealt with Sakakini and his principles of education and pedagogical methods and followed in achieving its educational objectives, and the third axis included his …


Arabic Proficiency Test: An Analytical And Evaluation Study, Hussain Obaidat 2023 Department of English Language and Literature, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.

Arabic Proficiency Test: An Analytical And Evaluation Study, Hussain Obaidat

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

The need for a standardized Arabic proficiency language test for speakers of other languages and/or even native speakers of Arabic still poses a challenge for specialists in Arabic applied linguistics and teachers of Arabic to speakers of other languages alike. Despite many attempts to produce such a standardized test over the past decades, yet they fall short of being satisfactory to be accepted as international tests like other international recognized and widely implemented language proficiency tests due to their many short comings. This study is twofold: first, it is an attempt to shed light on some of the Arabic language …


The Dramatic Construction In The Poetic Play (Alia And Issam) By Sultan Al Qasimi 'Critical Approach', Latiefah Hamadi 2023 Associate Professor, Al Wasl University, UAE, Dubai.

The Dramatic Construction In The Poetic Play (Alia And Issam) By Sultan Al Qasimi 'Critical Approach', Latiefah Hamadi

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

The poetic play is a literary art that has witnessed a remarkable and diverse development in subjects recently, and won the attention of a significant number of researchers, but it still needs serious studies to reveal her treasures, especially that the modern play was influenced by various influences, influenced in its construction and visions. This study highlights the play "Alia and Issam" by Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, which was taken as a model for the study, as one of the most famous works of the writer in the field of poetic play. The study dealt with the most important elements …


Types Of Grotesque Character In Ahmad Alsaadawi’S Frankstein In Baghdad, Ahlam Masad 2022 Assistant Professor, Lanuage Center, Yarmouk University

Types Of Grotesque Character In Ahmad Alsaadawi’S Frankstein In Baghdad, Ahlam Masad

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

Grotesque is a term that describes everything that seems unfamiliar. It includes the anomaly, the distorted, the ugly, the strange, and the mad, all of which have a philosophical dimension that rejects the monistic and absolute view and is based on the contradictory duality that expresses the individual’s reality in its two parts: the bright and the dark, the complete and the imperfect. The events in Frankenstein in Baghdad take place in the years of 2005 and 2006 when Iraq witnessed a severe state of chaos, destruction and killing. These horrific incidents are reflected in the characters of the novel …


The Concept Of Text From The Perspective Of Heritage And Modernity: Its Impact On Formulating The Theory Of A Literary Text, Noureldeen Saddar, Khaled Bani Domy 2022 Department of Arabic Language and Letters, University Mustafa Stambouli of Mascara, Algeria.

The Concept Of Text From The Perspective Of Heritage And Modernity: Its Impact On Formulating The Theory Of A Literary Text, Noureldeen Saddar, Khaled Bani Domy

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This research aims to discuss the problem of the textual concept in the Arab critical heritage and the Western critical thought and to show its impact on formulating the contemporary literary textual theory. It is the problem that stems from the assumption that Arab critical thought has originated in the components of this theory, which we find have roots and references in our critical, literary, rhetorical and philosophical heritage. Hence, the textual theory in the contemporary critical thought is an extension of this legacy, benefiting from the achievements of philosophers, linguists and critics, and the achievements of contemporary critical approaches. …


The Problem Of Mimicry And Presence In Ahmad Shawqi's Siniyah, Sami Ababneh, Yousef Hamdn 2022 Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

The Problem Of Mimicry And Presence In Ahmad Shawqi's Siniyah, Sami Ababneh, Yousef Hamdn

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This paper examines Ahmad Shawqi's Siniyah and Al-Buhturi's Siniyah from a critical perspective that views the relationship between these two works as a case of both mimicry and presence. Mimicry is an essential component of poetic practice that cannot be overlooked and is evident of one’s self-awareness in its present time and circumstances. This paper seeks to reevaluate and criticize this relationship in ways that might rejuvenate interest in poetic influence as the means of the latter poet to prove himself and his presence when compared to predecessor poets. This perception is based on the imitating poet’s fit as seen …


Poetic Language Diplomacy: Reading In Zuhair Bin Abi Sulma’S MuʻAllaqet, Mohammad Ibnian 2022 Department of Humanities, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.

Poetic Language Diplomacy: Reading In Zuhair Bin Abi Sulma’S MuʻAllaqet, Mohammad Ibnian

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

The study aims to examine the features of the language used by the poet Zuhair bin Abi Sulma, which makes the reader stand in front of an amazing portrait of political dialogue and diplomatic techniques which eventually led to the cessation war which lasted for years and almost ended the clans of Abs and Theban. The research seeks to follow the minute details of lifestyle back then as the poet does justice to those who did their best to stop the war and the absurdity of death so everyone enjoyed peace. Hence, the poet does justice to Haram Bin Sinan …


Manifestations Of The Place In The “Khatrat Al-Taif In Alshita’A And Al-Saif Journey” By Lisan Al-Deen Bin Alkhateeb, Ajmal ALtwaiqat 2022 Director of Educational and Technical Affairs at the Ministry of Education.

Manifestations Of The Place In The “Khatrat Al-Taif In Alshita’A And Al-Saif Journey” By Lisan Al-Deen Bin Alkhateeb, Ajmal Altwaiqat

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

The research hilights the place in “Al-Shita’a and Al-Saif” journey for Lisan AlDeen Bin Al-Khateeb. The study attempts to justify the manifestation of place in AlKhateeb’s jounrney. Moreover, the article focuses on the place through dealing with the idea of belonging to the Andalusian place as well as on Lisan Al-Deen Bin Al-Khateeb’s interest in Travel Literature. Furthermore, the research highlights Al-Khateeb’s spatial awareness in producing spatial symbols and embodying them in his journey as place plays an important role in his literature which consists of a collection of stories that contributes to depict historical portraits to his readers. The …


The Literary Sessions And Their Cultural Patterns In Amali Alsharif Almurtada (436 Ah): A Descriptive And Analytical Study, Salem Mar’i al-Hadrusi 2022 Associate Profissor at the Department of Arabic Languaege and Literature at Yarmouk University , Irbid -Jordan

The Literary Sessions And Their Cultural Patterns In Amali Alsharif Almurtada (436 Ah): A Descriptive And Analytical Study, Salem Mar’I Al-Hadrusi

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This research deals with the structure of the Session (“Umliah”) in Sharif alMurtada’s book (“Amali” 436 AH) which is known as (“Al-Ghurar Wa Al-Durdar”), demonstrating its concept, method, contents, aesthetic form, cultural value and patterns. The Session (Umliah) consists of distinct literary texts, intentionally chosen by the writer, from different historical eras, and various cultural genres, including Qur'anic texts, prophetic traditions, poems, letters and various speeches, news, narratives, proverbs, and different intellectual issues. The (Amali) Works are a collection of literary encyclopedias, expressing the interest of the author and the people of his time in cultural, specialized knowledge, religious, historical, …


The Question Of Being In Antara Ibn Shaddad Al-Absi's Mu'allaqa: A Hermeneutic Approach, Mohammad Al-Absie 2022 Department of Arabic Language, Qatar University.

The Question Of Being In Antara Ibn Shaddad Al-Absi's Mu'allaqa: A Hermeneutic Approach, Mohammad Al-Absie

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

Antara Ibn Shaddad Al-Absi's Mu'allaqa is considered one of the most important texts of poetry in the pre-Islamic era. Because it is an open text on multiple perspectives and different interpretations, literary critics have paid attention to it, both ancient and modern, in order to explain and reveal the features of its structure and composition and discover its aesthetics, questions and poetic meanings. This study aims to read this poem an interpretative reading. This study benefits from "semiotics" in revealing the paths of meaning and producing the paths of meaning This hermeneutic approach ends up revealing one of the most …


The Phenomenon Of Arabic Poetry Embellishments Among Poets & Narrators Up To The 4th Century Ah, Mohammad Alzoubi 2022 Department of Arabic Language, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

The Phenomenon Of Arabic Poetry Embellishments Among Poets & Narrators Up To The 4th Century Ah, Mohammad Alzoubi

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

Many single narrations of one and the same line of old Arabic poetry, especially the Pre-Islamic, are not different because of lapses of memory as commonly thought. In fact, they are often due to intentional attempts on part of the narrators in question to introduce some improvements, starting from Pre-Islamic poetry up to the age of documentation of such earlier poems. Based on recurrent news of such attempts or even, sometimes, documented confessions of these attempts, the present research adopts a comparative analytical approach, along with the citation of other new examples of the abovementioned attempts. Indeed, these improvements or …


Characters Dialogue In Yusuf’S Story: A Study In Linking Mental Texts With The Conscience, Eman Alawneh, Mahmoud Nawafleh 2022 Department of Arabic Language, Jadara University, Jordan.

Characters Dialogue In Yusuf’S Story: A Study In Linking Mental Texts With The Conscience, Eman Alawneh, Mahmoud Nawafleh

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This study aims to categorize the characters in Yusuf’s story according to the Holy Quran and their relations to time. It focuses on the most prominent features of those characters. To achieve the aim of this study, this paper explains why Surah Yusuf is different from other Surahs. The first section discusses the inner and outer spaces of the story. The second section tackles the aspects of the leading characters. The third section investigates the flat characters. It is revealed that the roles given to the characters in the story are in harmony with their ranks in accordance with what …


Ibn Qutaybah Al-Dinuri's Critical Measures And Statements Of Judgement, Arabe Hejaze Farouq Arabe Hejaze, Ismael Al-Gayam 2022 University of Jordan.

Ibn Qutaybah Al-Dinuri's Critical Measures And Statements Of Judgement, Arabe Hejaze Farouq Arabe Hejaze, Ismael Al-Gayam

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب

This research presents Ibn Qutaybah al-Dinuri's efforts in establishing literary standards and critical terms and the issues of ancient and modern in literature, as well as lexical items and meaning, and the indication of the critical judgement terms for the critic's stance on poetry from objective points of view such as linguistic and phonological aspects, and following the way of the ancients as to the division of the poem, the effect of the quantity and quality on the poets ranking, and general taste. The research shows that Ibn Qutaybah was creative and influenced the critics who came after him. The …


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