Fantasy Structure in Munis Al-Razzaz's Novels: The Labyrinth of Bedouins in the Mirage Skyscrapers, When Dreams Wakes Up and Sultan of Sleep and Zarqa Al-Yamamah
Keywords:structure, fantasy, novel, Al-Razzaz.
This research deals with the fantasy structure of three novels by the contemporary Jordanian novelist Al-Razzaz, which are: The Labyrinth of Bedouins in the Mirage Skyscrapers 1986, When Dreams Wake Up 1997, and Sultan of Sleep and Zarqa Al-Yamamah 1997. The study of this fantasy structure in this novel takes place after a terminological distinction between the meanings of the strange and the miraculous, which form fantasy in the form of the imaginary structure that emerges from reality to present its own experience in narration, vision, formation, references, and symbols. The fantasy in these novels has invested its events and capabilities in creating the worlds of these novels, embodying their characters, charting their behaviors, forming their ideas, positions, affiliations, referrals, symbols, and intentions, all the way to the intelligent passing of the novelist's ideas, positions, and convictions. This study consisted of: an introduction to the fantasy structure in Al-Razzaz novels, the strange and miraculous fantastical structure, the fantasy structure in (The Labyrinth of the Bedouins in the Mirage Skyscrapers), (When Dreams Wake Up); and (the Sulatn of Sleep and Zarqa Al-Yamamah).
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