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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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Jordanian Image Analysis

Jordanian Image Analysis For my Jordanian artifact analysis, I chose an image of women working in a Circassian kitchen. When I first received this assignment, I was a bit confused about how I could write three to five pages about an image. To be honest, I found myself staring at this image for about 10 […]



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