Keywords : Light and shadow


Light and Shadow and Moral Dimensions of Place in the Novels of Najib Mahfoodh

Marwa Yas Shimal; Dr. Thaer A. Alethary

Kut University College Journal for Humanitarian Science, 2022, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 50-58

Creativity appears when the author creates new connotations and suggestive that aim at a purpose according to what he plans for goals and messages that he passes on to the recipient, who in turn searches beyond the images that seem realistic. But it hides deeper meanings, the linguistic representation goes beyond the visual images, it is an infinite suggestion because it is an artistic image that is distinguished by being the fruit of selection and refinement to the tangible material taken from nature and human life and its goal is to stimulate aesthetic emotion, drawn with light and shadow, transgressing the limits of vision to the place with its physical dimensions to other intangible dimensions.

Light and Shadow and External Character Dimensions in the Novels of Najib Mahfoodh

Marwa Yas Shimal; Thaer A. Alethary

Kut University College Journal for Humanitarian Science, 2021, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 102-109

The novelist premeditates to draws and formation his characters from the outside, and this aspect includes the general appearance of the character and its apparent form, and the narrator mentions the character's clothes, features, height, age and handsomeness, ugliness of its shape, and its physical strength, and this aspect has its great importance because it helps the reader to identify other aspects, the recipient often discover the social position of the character through its clothes, as well the movements of a fat man differ from the movements of a thin man, and the behavior of obnoxious person may differ from the behavior of a handsome person, the novelist wanted to make from his accurate drawing of his characters excuse to prepare the recipient to receive that accompany this character from the emotional experiences or otherwise and the many contradictions associated with it.