Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث

Journal of the Arab American University  مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث


This research aimed to reveal the human issues and values entailed in the children's play (Sunbulat Na'nu'a) by the Iraqi writer Muzaffar Al-Tayeb, and monitor its educational, moral and national implications in consolidating the values of citizenship and enhancing belonging in the recipient (the child).

The play, in a smooth manner, was able to instill a set of authentic values and noble human qualities in its recipients from children, in particular, and all recipients, in general, as a text that deals with existing societal issues. Among the values addressed by Muzaffar al-Tayeb in his play are: honesty, courage, honesty, team work, and other constructive values that contribute to preserving the identity of the individual, the unity, cohesion and renaissance of society. Thus, Muzaffar al-Tayyib sustained authentic values and noble morals. He supported justice and goodness against falsehood, injustice and evil. The study included an introduction, some axes, and a conclusion with the most important findings. More specifically, the first axis dealt with theorizing the concept of citizenship values; the second axis revealed the characteristics of the children's play (Sunbulat Na'nua) and the mechanisms on which the writer relied; the third axis showed the significance of the title of the play; the fourth axis revealed the significance of the names of the characters and their most important features; the fifth axis talked about the psychological alienation of the characters and self-efficacy and the last axis highlighted the effectiveness of values of courage, honesty, honesty.

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