This study deals with the setting and its connotations in Al-Tanturiya novel. The setting dominates the novel from beginning to end. It also highlights the effect of the setting on characters, their behaviors, morals, customs, traditions, and reactions. Moreover, this article proves that place remains unforgettable and stored in man’s memory throughout his lifetime. It is always the incidents and events that that rummage in the memory and reveal the memories of settings with its signs, significance, and symbols. The setting in this novel comes in a variety of forms such as the countryside, the city, and the immigration country: (Lebanon, UAE, Egypt, and Canada). This diversity imparts to the text an aesthetic embodiment that involves the patterns of the setting and its implications in the novel. This research is based upon the methodological approach by extracting the spatial artistic structures, analyzing them, showing their aesthetics, meanings, and impacts on the text. The study will cover different elements in the novel such as:
1. An introduction that presents a short overview about the novel and its emergence;
2. The setting with its significations and patterns through different and diverse places in the novel such as the countryside, the immigration countries of Lebanon, Egypt, UAE, Canada;
3. The impact of the setting and its reflection on man and his surroundings;
4. The mechanisms of artistic embodiment of the setting and its aesthetics by shedding light on the aesthetic element of language and its manifestations in the text.
"The Setting in the Novel of Al-Tanturiya,"
Association of Arab Universities Journal for Arts مجلة اتحاد الجامعات العربية للآداب: Vol. 16:
1, Article 13.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aauja/vol16/iss1/13