Naguib Pasha Mahfouz

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  • The Day It Happened Summary

    everyone is going to agree with what decision someone will make, but a person has to make a decision that will influence his or her life. Individuals have a desire to have a vigorous life, so that the choices the people make will influence their future. Timing plays an important role in a story because a person will judge a young teenager by making an immature decision. The time goes by so quickly that individuals have to live every second of it because time passes by in a blind of an eye. Although a fictional story is to engage readers, the use of setting to shapes the plot, point of view, and the characters also interests the readers by have intriguing ideas of what is going to happen in the end of the story. In the story Half a Day by Naguib Mahfouz and The Day It Happened by Rosario Morales, notes that people should live day by day because individuals are…

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  • Symbolism In Najib Mahfuz's Half A Day

    Half a Day and Zaabalawi Najib Mahfuz was born in Cairo in 1911. Mahfuz is a 1988 Nobel Prize winner in literature, by displaying artistic, cultural, and structure through his writing. Mahfuz uses symbols and hidden messages in his writing to make the reader search for the true meaning be hidden them. Two of Mahfouz stories show his rage of creativity, Half a Day and Zaabalawi. In these two short stories, he shows great examples of his culture through time and religion. In Half a Day, Mahfuz…

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  • Summary Of The House On Mango Street

    The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros was about the dream house of a young girl of Spanish descent, and the several times her family moved to a place which didn’t suit their needs. The Lawsuit by Naguib Mahfouz was about the troubles faced by a boy and his family when his fifty five year old dad decided to marry a pretty, young girl and brought her along to live in the same house. The House on Mango Street dealt with small house problems of a big family that moved often due to less space…

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  • Muhammad Abduh And The Westernization Of The Ottoman Empire

    must be specific to people who can understand and comprehend them because of their own past experiences and cultural values, directly applies to the Treaty of Balta Liman. Despite the temporal separation between these two events, the Treaty Balta Liman being nearly eleven years older than Muhamad himself and much older than his Laws Should Change in Accordance with the Conditions of Nations and the Theology of Unity, these two documents express the same concept. Of course, this is most likely a…

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  • Alexandria's Metamorphosis

    On the one hand, Naguib Mahfouz chose Alexandria as a setting for Miramar. He wrote about it after the Nasser's revolution when only few traces of the cosmopolitan still there. However, it seems from the comparison he made between Cairo and Alexandria that Alexandria is drastically affected by the departure of the Alexandrians with foreign origins and foreigners. Alexandria in the novel is not only a setting or environment, but also a state of mind, symbol or a philosophy. Each character has…

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