Arabic poetry is more than 1500 years old. It existed before Islam which is 1444 years old.
Arabs use poetry as a type of communication, expressing opinions, emotions and ideas.
(Margoliouth,1). In this paper I will be discussing the political and the social affect of Arabic poetry in the eras of Pre Islam, after Islam and after the western interaction. Each era has its own features, genres and subjects of poetry. However, they all share the same purpose and effect over the political and social situation of the region.
Thesis statement: Comment by Ju-A Hwang: What you wrote here is not a thesis statement. It’s rather a hook with brief background information. What’s your stance on this topic? As you learned in this class, the thesis statement should be the answer to your research question. Write one or two sentences in a “statement”, not in a question format.
On one hand, no doubt that Arabic culture has poetry as a part of its structure especially when poets need their voices to reach to the authorities and people when it comes to sharing their political opinions and conflicts as well as the social situations between them. On the other hand, this practice carries weight over time and can become into generational long-lived arguments. In this paper I will be arguing the fact that this way of communication was pretty effective and enriched the culture and the society significantly even though it went though some turning points that caused it structural changes that didnâ€™t change its meaningful purpose.
How did Arabic poetry influence the social and political situations in the eras of pre, after Islam and the Western imperialism?
Opposing argument: Arabic literature has been transmitted verbally from mouth to mouth which makes it an unreliable source of information (Monroe,3).
Concession: Itâ€™s right that the poetries and literature in general has been delivered for us from one mouth to another which makes it a doubtful source to depend on but with then most of our humanity’s history was delivered to us verbally which leads to that we donâ€™t have any history before writing.
Refutation: Arabic poetry has a specific structure to be written in which every chosen word is structured based on its letters and number of syllabus and there is a whole science behind this called Arud. In other words, itâ€™s hard for someone to change or update a poetry into new words or meanings because it must be weighed in a specific way that I will discuss more in the first draft. (Ziadeh ,1).
Main idea 1:
Arabic poetry started before the beginning of Islam, and it used to be written about different topics than modern poetry such as wisdom and social situations and there are some evidence for its existence during that period in which we know for sure when the very beginning of it was. (Dover, 42).
Arabs used to have the greatest poems the sevenÂ Mu’allaqat hanged in the Honored Ka’bah’), is a building at the center of Islam’s most important mosque, the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia) as a way to express honor and pride of these poetries before Islam and they were collected to prove the existence of poetry before Islam (Irshad,1).
Evidence 2: There are many great poems and poets that are still known honored and appreciated since more than 1400 years such as imru’ al-Qais, Samaw’al ibn ‘Adiya, al-Nabigha, Tarafa, Zuhayr bin Abi Sulma, and Antarah ibn Shaddad in which they all died since a long time, but their poems are still being transmitted form a generation to another (Kister,28).
There are some poems that were said to embrace the pride of the poets themselves and their tribe. For example, the case of Antarah ibn Shaddad in which they are rooted in the Arabic history and being taught over the generations (Dover,41).
There are some love stories that are rooted in Pre-Islam poems. For example, the case of Imru’ al-Qais and his lover Fatimah in which their names are pretty known in the Arabic history and their stories are proverbial since (Yacoub,166).
Main Idea 2:
Arabic poetry has 2 main turning points in which its features, subjects and genres changed. the first one was after the beginning of Islam before 1444 years due to the impact of Islamic morals and rules. the second one was when the western imperialism started. The structure of Arabic poetry has changed which led to the appearance of new types of poetry that didnâ€™t exist before.
The topics of Poems and vocabulary used in them has significantly changed even within the same poet production as they went through different 2 phases (Hawatmeh, 2).
There are some Arab modernists who had the impact on this specific change as they broke down the Qasidah(poem) form by abandoning the 2-hemistich verse and creating the free verse form (Fakhreddine, 40).
Main idea 3:
Arabic poetry has a bad side to it in which conflicts written as poems can cause reputation problems that stay stuck to families for hundreds of years later. Those conflicts stay rooted in the history and get taught in schools as a type of poetry genres while if they were normal conversational conflicts they would be forgotten since a long time, and it wouldnâ€™t reach to our generation.
Are you busy and do not have time to handle your assignment? Are you scared that your paper will not make the grade? Do you have responsibilities that may hinder you from turning in your assignment on time? Are you tired and can barely handle your assignment? Are your grades inconsistent?
Whichever your reason is, it is valid! You can get professional academic help from our service at affordable rates. We have a team of professional academic writers who can handle all your assignments.
Students barely have time to read. We got you! Have your literature essay or book review written without having the hassle of reading the book. You can get your literature paper custom-written for you by our literature specialists.
Do you struggle with finance? No need to torture yourself if finance is not your cup of tea. You can order your finance paper from our academic writing service and get 100% original work from competent finance experts.
While psychology may be an interesting subject, you may lack sufficient time to handle your assignments. Don’t despair; by using our academic writing service, you can be assured of perfect grades. Moreover, your grades will be consistent.
Engineering is quite a demanding subject. Students face a lot of pressure and barely have enough time to do what they love to do. Our academic writing service got you covered! Our engineering specialists follow the paper instructions and ensure timely delivery of the paper.
In the nursing course, you may have difficulties with literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, critical essays, and other assignments. Our nursing assignment writers will offer you professional nursing paper help at low prices.
Truth be told, sociology papers can be quite exhausting. Our academic writing service relieves you of fatigue, pressure, and stress. You can relax and have peace of mind as our academic writers handle your sociology assignment.
We take pride in having some of the best business writers in the industry. Our business writers have a lot of experience in the field. They are reliable, and you can be assured of a high-grade paper. They are able to handle business papers of any subject, length, deadline, and difficulty!
We boast of having some of the most experienced statistics experts in the industry. Our statistics experts have diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to handle any kind of assignment. They have access to all kinds of software to get your assignment done.
Writing a law essay may prove to be an insurmountable obstacle, especially when you need to know the peculiarities of the legislative framework. Take advantage of our top-notch law specialists and get superb grades and 100% satisfaction.
We have highlighted some of the most popular subjects we handle above. Those are just a tip of the iceberg. We deal in all academic disciplines since our writers are as diverse. They have been drawn from across all disciplines, and orders are assigned to those writers believed to be the best in the field. In a nutshell, there is no task we cannot handle; all you need to do is place your order with us. As long as your instructions are clear, just trust we shall deliver irrespective of the discipline.
Our essay writers are graduates with bachelor's, masters, Ph.D., and doctorate degrees in various subjects. The minimum requirement to be an essay writer with our essay writing service is to have a college degree. All our academic writers have a minimum of two years of academic writing. We have a stringent recruitment process to ensure that we get only the most competent essay writers in the industry. We also ensure that the writers are handsomely compensated for their value. The majority of our writers are native English speakers. As such, the fluency of language and grammar is impeccable.
There is a very low likelihood that you won’t like the paper.
Not at all. All papers are written from scratch. There is no way your tutor or instructor will realize that you did not write the paper yourself. In fact, we recommend using our assignment help services for consistent results.
We check all papers for plagiarism before we submit them. We use powerful plagiarism checking software such as SafeAssign, LopesWrite, and Turnitin. We also upload the plagiarism report so that you can review it. We understand that plagiarism is academic suicide. We would not take the risk of submitting plagiarized work and jeopardize your academic journey. Furthermore, we do not sell or use prewritten papers, and each paper is written from scratch.
You determine when you get the paper by setting the deadline when placing the order. All papers are delivered within the deadline. We are well aware that we operate in a time-sensitive industry. As such, we have laid out strategies to ensure that the client receives the paper on time and they never miss the deadline. We understand that papers that are submitted late have some points deducted. We do not want you to miss any points due to late submission. We work on beating deadlines by huge margins in order to ensure that you have ample time to review the paper before you submit it.
We have a privacy and confidentiality policy that guides our work. We NEVER share any customer information with third parties. Noone will ever know that you used our assignment help services. It’s only between you and us. We are bound by our policies to protect the customer’s identity and information. All your information, such as your names, phone number, email, order information, and so on, are protected. We have robust security systems that ensure that your data is protected. Hacking our systems is close to impossible, and it has never happened.
You fill all the paper instructions in the order form. Make sure you include all the helpful materials so that our academic writers can deliver the perfect paper. It will also help to eliminate unnecessary revisions.
Proceed to pay for the paper so that it can be assigned to one of our expert academic writers. The paper subject is matched with the writer’s area of specialization.
You communicate with the writer and know about the progress of the paper. The client can ask the writer for drafts of the paper. The client can upload extra material and include additional instructions from the lecturer. Receive a paper.
The paper is sent to your email and uploaded to your personal account. You also get a plagiarism report attached to your paper.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more