Tag Archives: Identity

What does it mean to be Jordanian?

Jordan is a country that’s located in Middle East Asia with neighboring countries including Israel, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Jordan culture in consisted of Arabic and Islamic principle. Their official language is Arabic, and English is widely understood among upper and middle classes. Jordan’s population is relatively small (6.5 Million), which may benefit the […]

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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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Artifact Analysis Jordan Ceramic

For the common assignment of this course, we had a few artifacts from the region to choose to analyze with no outside researching available. The artifacts were a song, a story, an audio recording and a photograph. The photograph, seen above, was the one that I chose to dissect as much as possible. The picture […]

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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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Exploring the Voices of Wives, Mothers, and Revolutionaries in Ireland: A Collection of Poetry

The performance pieces I will be looking at for my final project are Dancing at Lughnasa, a play written by Brian Friel, and Eclipsed, a play written by Patricia Burke Brogan. Dancing at Lughnasa is set in 1936 and follows the Mundy family, including the sisters Kate, Maggie, Agnes, Rose, and Christina. However, for my […]

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