Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities

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A Tree Crosses the City: The Unconventional Artistry of Miguel-Ángel Zapata

Author: Alfonso J. García-Osuna, Hofstra University & The City University of New York, Kingsborough, New York, USA Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.10 Citation: García-Osuna, A. J. (2021). A Tree Crosses the City: The Unconventional Artistry of Miguel-Ángel Zapata, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.10

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The Qipao: The Carrier of Chinese Cultural and Philosophical Symbols

Author: Fung Kei Cheng, Independent Researcher, Hong Kong Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.09 Citation: Cheng, F. K. (2021). The Qipao: The Carrier of Chinese Cultural and Philosophical Symbols. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.09 Abstract The qipao has become the symbol of identity for Chinese women. It is a tight-fitting dress

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Caged Bodies, Raging Minds, Dissident Voices: Alexandr Solzhenitsyn and Taslima Nasreen

Author: Ananya Bhattacharyya, Seth Anandram Jaipuria College, Kolkata, India Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.08 Citation: Bhattacharyya, A. (2021). Caged Bodies, Raging Minds, Dissident Voices: Alexandr Solzhenitsyn and Taslima Nasreen. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.08 Abstract This paper aims to analyse the mental state of Taslima Nasreen and Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, writers

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The Luit in Bhupen Hazarika’s Songs: A Metaphor for Exploring Assam’s Linguistic and Ethnic Politics

Author: Jayashree Borah, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi, India Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.07 Citation: Borah, J. (2021). The Luit in Bhupen Hazarika’s Songs: A Metaphor for Exploring Assam’s Linguistic and Ethnic Politics: An Eco-Conscious Approach. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.07 Abstract The river Brahmaputra, also known as

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Deep Ecological Reading of Mahasweta Devi’s “The Book of The Hunter”: An Eco-Conscious Approach

Authors: Darshana Pachkawade, Pillai College of Engineering, New Panvel, India Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.06 Citation: Pachkawade, D. (2021). Deep Ecological Reading of Mahasweta Devi’s The Book of The Hunter: An Eco-Conscious Approach. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.06 Abstract Deep Ecology is one of the newly emerging areas in ecocritical

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Exile and the Disabled Body in Randa Jarrar’s “The Life, Loves, and Adventures of Zelwa the Halfie”

Authors: Shahd Alshammari, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait Yasmeen Al-Askari, Independent Academic, Kuwait Email: Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.05 Citation: Alshammari, S., & Al-Askari, Y. (2021). Exile and the Disabled Body in Randa Jarrar’s “The Life, Loves, and Adventures of Zelwa the Halfie”. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.05 Abstract This

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Contours of Resistance: The Postcolonial Female Subject and the Diaspora in the Punjabi Short Story

Author: Yubee Gill, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab), India Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.04 Citation: Gill, Y. (2021). Contours of Resistance: The Postcolonial Female Subject and the Diaspora in the Punjabi Short Story. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.04 Abstract Diaspora literature and theory offer significant critiques of traditional ideas

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The Effectiveness of Coloring in Reducing Anxiety and Improving PWB in Adolescents

Authors: Cindy Emanuela, Universitas Tarumanagara, Jakarta, Indonesia Monty P. Satiadarma, Universitas Tarumanagara, Jakarta, Indonesia Roswiyani Roswiyani, Universitas Tarumanagara, Jakarta, Indonesia Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.03 Citation: Emanuela, C., Satiadarma, M. P., & Roswiyani, R. (2021). The Effectiveness of Coloring in Reducing Anxiety and Improving PWB in Adolescents. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities,

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Et Tu, Atticus!: The Hero of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and the Cold War

Author: Akiyoshi Suzuki, Nagasaki University, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.02 Citation: Suzuki, A. (2021). Et Tu, Atticus!: The Hero of To Kill a Mockingbird and the Cold War. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.02 Abstract Against the background of the Cold War, this article rethinks the novel (1960) and film

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Netflix and Crime: Identification with the Characters of ‘La Casa de Papel’ Spanish Series

Authors: Afnan Qutub, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Dina Marie, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Samar Meer, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Amira Alkurdi, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Email: [email protected] Published: August 25, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1.01 Citation: Qutub, A., Marie, D., Meer, S., & Alkurdi, A. (2021). Netflix and Crime: Identification with the Characters of

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 8 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 8 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García-Osuna Hofstra University and The City University of New York, Kingsborough, USA Published: August 25, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.8.1 Articles Netflix and Crime: Identification with the Characters of La Casa de Papel Spanish Series Afnan Qutub, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi

Welcome to Volume 7 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities

Dear Readers, We’ve arrived at a moment in history where humanist thought, or more exactly the humanist endeavour, must again migrate from bookish realms of detached abstraction to a place where it will act as arbiter and advocate in the substantive arena of everyday life and human interaction. Humanism must once more find ways to

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The Blooms of Our Malevolence

Author: Alfonso J. García-Osuna, Hofstra University and The City University of New York, Kingsborough, USA Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.12 Citation: García-Osuna, A. J. (2020). The Blooms of Our Malevolence. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.12

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Mapping Love for Land among Punjabi Peasants in the Colonial Era: A study of Sant Singh Sekhon’s Blood and Soil (1949)

Authors: Gurpreet Singh, Punjabi University, Patiala, India Sushil Kumar, Punjabi University, Talwandi Sabo, India Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.11 Citation: Singh, G., & Kumar, S. (2020). Mapping Love for Land among Punjabi Peasants in the Colonial Era: A study of Sant Singh Sekhon’s Blood and Soil (1949). IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities,

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The No-Touch Taboos: An Understanding of Sexuality and Gender in the Indian Context

Author: Anna Maria George, Independent Researcher, Kerala, India Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.09 Citation: George, A. M. (2020). The No-Touch Taboos: An Understanding of Sexuality and Gender in the Indian Context. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.09 Abstract The sensation of touch and the need for physical contact are fundamental in

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Reality, “Fiction” and Psychorealising the Fictive

Author: Kayode Olla, The Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.08 Citation: Olla, K. (2020). Reality, “Fiction” and Psychorealising the Fictive. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.08 Abstract Readers of literature, listeners of music, appreciators of visual art – indeed, all recipients or “audiences” in any form of the

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Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy” as Autobiography

Author: Najoua Stambouli, University of Sfax, Tunisia Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.07 Citation: Stambouli, N. (2020). Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy” as Autobiography. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.07 Abstract Sylvia Plath’s Ariel collection of poems placed her among the United States’ most important confessional poets of the twentieth century. Almost all the

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Rhetoric and Imagery of the Caracazo in La última vez and its Link to the Political Narrative of Chavismo

Author: Luis Mora-Ballesteros, The City University of New York, Kingsborough, USA Email: [email protected] Published: June 05, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.05 Citation: Mora-Ballesteros, L. (2020). Rhetoric and Imagery of the Caracazo in La última vez and its Link to the Political Narrative of Chavismo. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.05 Abstract The present paper is an

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Place and Cultural Identity in Joaquin’s The Mass of St. Sylvestre

Author: Mohammad Hossein Abedi Valoojerdi University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, Las Piñas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: June 06, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.04 Citation: Abedi Valoojerdi, M. H. (2020). Place and Cultural Identity in Joaquin’s The Mass of St. Sylvestre. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.04 Abstract Nick Joaquin (Nicomedes Márquez Joaquín, 1917-2004) is widely

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Ethnic Democracy and the Case of Israel: A Parallel Reading of Sayed Kashua’s Let It Be Morning and Sammy Smooha’s “Ethnic Democracy”

Authors: Neha Soman, Bharathiar University, India B. Padmanabhan, Bharathiar University, India Email: [email protected] Published: June 06, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.03 Citation: Soman, N., & Padmanabhan, B. (2020). Ethnic Democracy and the Case of Israel: A Parallel Reading of Sayed Kashua’s Let It Be Morning and Sammy Smooha’s “Ethnic Democracy”. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.03

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The Normative Significance of Flatulence: Aesthetics, Etiquette, and Ethics

Author: Karl Pfeifer, Monash University, Australia and University of Saskatchewan, Canada Email: [email protected] Published: June 06, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.02 Citation: Pfeifer, K. (2020). The Normative Significance of Flatulence: Aesthetics, Etiquette, and Ethics. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.02 Abstract Proceeding on the basis of reports of a proposal in 2011 to criminalize public flatulence

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Death as Poetic Device in John Donne’s The Dampe

Author: Nelya Babynets, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City Email: [email protected], [email protected] Published: June 06, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.01 Citation: Babynets, N. (2020). Death as Poetic Device in John Donne’s The Dampe. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1.01 Abstract John Donne’s theological as well as secular creations are impregnated with images and ideas

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IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García Osuna, Hofstra University and The City University of New York, Kingsborough, USA Published: June 06, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0616 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.7.1 Introduction Welcome to this issue of the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities The articles herein demonstrate resilience and strength

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Editor’s Essay: Three Pigs and Some Goats

Author: Alfonso J. García-Osuna, Hofstra University, USA Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.11 Citation: García-Osuna, A. J. (2019). Editor’s Essay: Three Pigs and Some Goats. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.11

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Memento Mori: A Positive and Contemporary Reflection Through Visual Art on a Life Spent Well

Author: Debbie Walter, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Australia Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.10 Citation: Walter, D. (2019). Memento Mori: A Positive and Contemporary Reflection Through Visual Art on a Life Spent Well. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.10 Abstract “Memento mori”, a Latin phrase meaning “remember you must die”, is generally

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The Role of Anxiety and Anger in Wole Soyinka’s Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known

Author: Charles Alex Patrick, Samuel Adegboyega University, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.09 Citation: Patrick, C. A. (2019). The Role of Anxiety and Anger in Wole Soyinka’s Samarkand and Other Markets I Have Known. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.9 Abstract This is an examination of Wole Soyinka’s collection of poems

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A Shot in the Dark: Delogocentrism in Harold Pinter’s The Dwarfs and Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author

Author: Amrita S. Iyer, Independent Scholar, India Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.08 Citation: Iyer, A. S.(2019). A Shot in the Dark: Delogocentrism in Harold Pinter’s The Dwarfs and Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.08 Abstract The advent of postmodernism and poststructuralism has

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A Multimodal Discourse Study of some Online Campaign Cartoons of Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election

Author: C. F. Akpati, Samuel Adegboyega University, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.07 Citation: Akpati, C. F. (2019). A Multimodal Discourse Study of some Online Campaign Cartoons of Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election. IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.07 Abstract This paper analyses different patterns of verbal and nonverbal meaning-making strategies in

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Women in Film Time: Forty Years of the Alien Series (1979–2019)

Author: Susan George, University of Delhi, India Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.06 Citation: George, S. (2019). Women in Film Time: Forty Years of the Alien Series (1979–2019). IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities, 6(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.06 Abstract Cultural theorists have had much to read into the Alien science fiction film series, with assessments that

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Awareness and Usage of Social Media by Undergraduates in Selected Universities in Ogun State

Authors: Olubunmi Adekonojo, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria B. A. Ajiboye, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria T. D. Adekonojo, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Published: November 20, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah.6.2.05 Citation: Adekonojo, O., Ajiboye, B. A. & Adekonojo, T. D. (2019). Awareness and Usage of Social Media by Undergraduates in Selected Universities in Ogun