Bulletin of Advanced English Studies

Volume 5 - Issue 1 (2) | PP: 8 - 14 Language : English
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/baes2020.5.1.2
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Exile and Expatriation in Jabra’s (1974) “In the Deserts of Exile” and Wright’s (1951) “I Choose Exile”

Rafa Maqbol ,
Yasmin Obeid ,
Raya Allaham ,
Taqwa Zayton ,
Ekrema Shehab
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
21/10/2020 31/10/2020 14/11/2020 20/12/2020
Abstract
This study compares and stylistically analyzes the theme of exile in Jabra’s (1974) “In the Deserts of Exile” and Wright’s (1951) “I Choose Exile”. It aims to show the different representations of exile in a Palestinian and an American work through discussing four sub-themes present in both works. Among these are the motives of exile and the meaning of different places and colors that are perceived differently in accordance with each writer's setting; all these factors make exile involuntary for Jabra but voluntary for Wright. The study, also, employs Edward Said’s contrapuntal, postcolonial, and space and place theories.


How To Cite This Article
Maqbol , R.Obeid , Y.Allaham , R.Zayton , T. & Shehab , E. (2020). Exile and Expatriation in Jabra’s (1974) “In the Deserts of Exile” and Wright’s (1951) “I Choose Exile” . Bulletin of Advanced English Studies, 5 (1), 8-14, 10.31559/baes2020.5.1.2

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