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Artifact Analysis Summary – The Gallows

The Gallows – Suhayr al-Tall This is a unique short story that puts much of the details on the reader. Because of this, there are many interpretations of the same story. I interpreted this story as a recount of a public execution. While not quite the most pleasant topic, the story itself is certainly interesting […]



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Jordanian Artifact Analysis

  Pottery in Jordan For my artifact analysis I chose to examine the image of a Jordanian woman crafting ceramics. The patterns displayed on the quickly caught my attention with both the repetitive patterns and a potential religious influence- I wanted to learn more. Also curious was the woman in the image, I wondered if […]



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Artifact Analysis: The Gallows

For my artifact analysis assignment, I chose to analyze “The Gallows,” which is a short story written by Jordanian author Suhay al-Tall. The story is about a person approaching the gallows and the thoughts that are running through their mind. My initial impression of the story was that it was dark, the first line that […]



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Jordan Artifact Analysis – Ceramics

The artifact I’ve chosen to analyze is the picture of the woman doing ceramics. I chose this artifact because I’m familiar with ceramic art and can appreciate how difficult it is. Also how beautiful the outcome is as well. It’s an art that takes a lot of patience and leeway to mess up. When an […]



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Jordanian “Song”

Juliana Skelly Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic Jordanian Song For this assignment, we were given a choice to analyse one of three artifacts that related to Jordan’s culture: A picture of a woman doing poetry, a story, or a sound clip. We were instructed to analyse the artifact using only the knowledge within our own heads, no […]



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