Salah Abu Seif

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  • Poetic Devices In Behind Mama's House

    Attention is the New Famous In the eyes of those too young to know better, becoming big and tough is just another step in life. In the poem, “Behind Grandma’s House”, the author, Gary Soto, portrays a young, troublesome boy who seems to crave attention from whoever will bestow it upon him. Through each the vivid imagery, the tough guy tone, and well-fitting poetic devices used throughout the poem. Gary Soto is allowed to portray the thematic accusation that people change both their physical and mental appearance in order to gain the acceptance of those around them. Gary Soto, born on April 12, 1952, is a poetic hero in many senses of today’s literature. Not particularly in the sense that he produces well thought out poem and has won many awards for them, but that he is a true volunteer to his community and those surrounding it. He comes from a Mexican-American heritage that produced the writings that he published. He centers many of his books, movies, and of course poems around growing up in these Mexican-American surroundings, and exactly how tough this life can be. He grew up with hardworking parents who struggled to provide for their kids and ultimately he himself had to participate in paid child labor. The poem, “Behind Grandma’s House”, is of a little boy, possibly Soto, who seemed to crave the attention of others around them. He wanted fame as well as a bad-boy mentality, and this was all stopped short by the discipline of his Grandma. Imagery is the vivid…

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  • What Is A Call To Prayer Essay

    A Call to Prayer What are some reasons we pray? Today we are going to discuss our call to pray. Praying is something that we all need to do more of. How we spend our time is an indicator of what we see as valuable. If we put private time into prayer, we are saying to God that we think our relationship with God is important. As a church we need to be people who pray privately, but we also need to pray together. Matthew 18:20 says, “Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am with them. There…

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  • Pertinent Tenets And Influence Of Mosque In Islam

    Pertinent tenets and Influence of Religion Mosque is the house of prayer in Islam. It is also the temple for Muslims. Masjid means place for prostration in English. Mosque is used to represent religious house in Islam. In Islamic history, the mosque was the center of the community. Nowadays, we almost can see Mosque located every corner for daily prayers. Mosque already has a history over 1400 years. Pray in Mosque become a part of life to Muslims. Market of Isfahan, also called Bazaar of…

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  • Muslim Culture: An Intertextual Analysis

    To examine an aspect of religion, one can look at places, temples, objects, and tasks. I observed a typical Islamic service on Friday to better understand Muslim culture. To further delve into the reasons behind their rituals it can be broken down into two parts, the scared, and the profane. “The division of the world into two domains, the one containing all that is sacred, the other all that is profane, is the distinctive trait of all religious thought” (Delaney). The mosque (masjid) was an…

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  • Dubai Economic Analysis

    to oil incomes. Petroleum and common gas keep on assuming a focal part in the economy, particularly in Abu Dhabi. More than 85% of the UAE 's economy depended on the oil trades in 2009. While Abu Dhabi and other UAE emirates have remained moderately preservationist in their way to deal with broadening, Dubai, which has far littler oil stores, was bolder in its expansion approach. The UAE 's obligation to-GDP proportion has declined from a crest of 23.4% in 2010 to 14.6% as of now, as per Trading…

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  • Case Study Of Etihad Airways

    o The location of the airline is an advantage since its geographical location is in the UAE, which is considered one of the countries that act as a “crossroad between east and west”. o The airline company has a lot of internationally recognized sponsorships; this provides good branding and visibility. Example: Etihad Airways is the sponsor of Manchester City F.C. and has won many awards such as World’s Leading Airline in 2016. ("Etihad Airways", 2017) o Etihad Airways is considered as a…

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  • The Prophet Muhammad's Influence On Islam

    Islam is a religion that has spread to over 1.5 billion people since the death of Muhammad in 632 C.E. Since his death, there have been countless people that have left their mark on the lives of many Muslims across the world and helped transform Islam into the dominant faith that it is today. Specifically, those who were the closest to Muhammad are seen as having some of the deepest impacts on the Islamic faith other than Muhammad himself. Ali Talib, is not only the cousin of the Prophet…

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  • Prophet Muhammad's Cloak

    her book After the Prophet presents a differing version and her rendition is not titled the “event of the cloak” but she refers to the participants as the “people of the cloak.” Similarities abound in regards to the importance of the Prophet Muhammad’s lineage. Hazleton’s version begins with an incident referred to as the Affair of the Necklace. The incident involved Muhammad’s favorite and youngest wife Aisha and a fierce Median warrior who found Aisha alone in the desert and waiting for the…

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  • How Did Muhammad Contribute To The Rise Of Islam

    Allah had already revealed himself in part through Moses and Jesus… the final revelations were now being given to him.” (pg. 203). Muhammad went on to teach what he had learned from Allah, but at first many people believed he was crazy. In 622 Muhammad decided to leave with some of his closest supporters, to the city of Yathrib which was later named Medina. Medina, the city of the prophet, is where Muhammad continued his teachings and where he gained many more followers. After Muhammad died,…

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  • At The Frontier Of The New Jihad Summary

    There are very strict rules and guidelines the members must follow. For instance, people who wish to work for ISIS must wear all black, and are banned from certain luxuries like DVD’s and music. These members must also stay within the ISIS boundaries, including schools, armies, and national anthems and flags. People join ISIS to gain money and escape from their hometowns and lifestyles. “Those who joined ISIS did so not only because of the money and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s long swords. They did…

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