Nosaybah Awajan

Nosaybah Awajan
University of Jordan | UJ · Department of English Language and Literature

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Introduction
Nosaybah Awajan currently works at the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Jordan. Nosaybah does research in World Literatures, Literary Theory and English Literature. Their most recent publication is 'Representations of Westerners in Contemporary Arab British Women's Fiction: Ahdaf Soueif's The Map of Love and Fadia Faqir's My Name is Salma'.
Additional affiliations
August 2020 - present
Middle East University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Assistant Professor

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Publications (12)
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The current study intends to show the link between Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Toni Morrison’s Beloved. The study tries to explore the way Lucky, who is introduced as a slave in Beckett’s play, represents Morrison’s Sethe. The study also intends to show how both Becket and Morrison are advocates for the oppressed and give them voices to...
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The study explores the effect of occupation on the occupied population in both Diana Abu Jaber’s Crescent (2003) and Naomi Shihab Nye’s Habibi (1999). The impact of occupation is usually thought to be (and quite often are) taboos that cannot easily be revealed by the occupied, and if they are revealed, the audience will end up getting two different...
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—The study aims to identify how the American author, Don DeLillo presents Arab Muslims in his novel Falling Man, likewise explores how the Jordanian-British, Fadia Faqir, presents Arab Muslims by adopting the Western Perspective of them in her novel Willow Trees Don’t Weep. To achieve the objectives of the study, the theory of Post-colonialism is u...
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The explores the impact of using both ADDIE Model, which stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation, as an instructional design and UDL in planning for English Literature Online courses during COVID-19 in higher education from the perspective of the students. Up to the researcher’s knowledge, no prior studies have been...
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The study explores the effect of using new instructional design models in online English literature courses in higher education and explores the effect of their use on students’ performance. This is to assure sustainability in higher education. The study shows the effect of using ADDIE instructional design model along with universal design for lear...
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The current study attempts to show how Vladimir and Estragon, who are two of Samuel Beckett’s main characters in his play, Waiting for Godot (1952) are meant to represent humanity during the time after World War II. That is, Vladimir and Estragon’s waiting for Godot is much like all of humanity’s waiting for the pandemic to fade away or disappear....
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The study explores the effect of using illustrations with written narratives in short stories on the readers who are following along with the events and linking these events together. The study also explores the impact of applying critical thinking skills in using illustrations with the written narrative on readers who are following along with the...
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Many scholars have written about how Terry Pratchett has represented the witches in his novel, Wyrd Sisters (1989), that were originally used in Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth (1623). However, in their studies of the two works, many of these scholars illustrate how both Shakespeare and Pratchett present the witches’ personalities and outward appear...
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Diasporic Arab writers substantially differ in how they represent aspects of contemporary Arabic culture(s) in their literary works and diasporic Arab women writers have represented Islam even more differently in their works. The study investigates how Islam is portrayed in the fiction of two diasporic Arab women writers, Leila Aboulela (b. 1964-)...
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Diasporic Arab writers substantially differ in how they represent sociopolitical issues of contemporary Arab cultures in their literary works. Because the family is the core unit of Arab societies and cultures, this study explores fictional representations of one of the main relations within the Arab family. Specifically, this study examines how Ar...
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Western characters are quite prominent in the works of Arab novelists in diaspora since the events of these novels are mainly set in European and American urban spaces. European and American characters have been rendered differently from one period to another and from one Arab writer to another. In this context, one may suggest that the portrayal o...
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This study aimed at investigating the motivational level of English language teachers in Jordan. To achieve the goal of the study, the researchers used an English language teachers' questionnaire. A sample of one hundred English language teachers that teach in secondary schools from Amman Second Educational Directorate had been purposively selected...

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