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Analysis of “The Gallows” – A Short Story that Misses Its Own Point

“The Gallows” is a short story written by Suhayr al-Tall.  It is featured in the compiled novel Arab Women Writers.  In it, the author narrates ‘your’ journey from a dark space (‘you’ being the character in the story to whom the author is speaking, and not necessarily the reader), through a crowded space, and finally […]



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Summary of The Circassian Kitchen Analysis

When I first began to analyze the picture of the Circassian women cooking in the kitchen in Jordan, I was full of questions about how this artifact connected to my Jordan Cultural Mosaic class. The question I ended up deciding to dive in on was; what does this artifact say about the women that live […]



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