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Linguistic Features of the Qur'anic Narratives (Paperback) (Yehudit Dror)

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This monograph attempts to identify the linguistic characteristics of the Qur'anic narratives and to indicate what distinguishes them from other Qur'anic thematic passages. Initially, it is noted that there are four models of Qur'anic narratives. In spite of the distinction between the models, much of the narrative has the structure suggested by Labov (1974) - namely, they include six elements: abstract, orientation, complicating action, evaluation, resolution and coda. This work shows that each component is associated with specific linguistic features. Yehudit Dror is lecturer at the Department of Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Haifa, Israel.
Number of Pages: 91
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Wiener Offene Orientalistik
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Yehudit Dror
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 52838787
UPC: 9783643507792
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8660
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