Odeh Odeh

Odeh Odeh
An-Najah National University · Department of English Language and Literature

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Preferred Abstract (Original): This paper revisits the pros and cons of using translation (more exactly, the mother tongue) in the teaching and learning of a foreign language and literature, and concludes the use of L1, if used properly and judiciously, is a needful, and worthy, pedagogical ally in the teaching, and learning, of English, as langua...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): These are two English foundation courses for al-Quds Open University , and Arab,Students, meant to improve the overall English proficiency of these students in an integrated fashion, to prepare them for their later courses in their different specializations. The instructional design of these two textbooks has been gu...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): It 1s the vogue today when contemplating the question of English literature for overseas students, to talk more of approaches, methods and techniques than of policies, objectives and aims. Drawing on my experience of teaching English literature to Arab university students, my argument is that a functional, vision - d...
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If we all agree (and we must) that methods follow aims and techniques depend on objectives, then a discussion of approach becomes like trying to place the carriage before the horse. I will, therefore, discuss this issue (of "chronology versus genre in the teaching of literature") as a detail of a pattern that has been a painful obsession with me fo...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): The dialectic between man and time-history has been the most urgent , the most central theme of twentieth century literature , and no other literary genre can be said to have succeeded in knitting it so completely and indissolubly- into the flesh and texture of its structure as has the novel of the twentieth – centur...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): It might very well seem preposterous to compare one of few most innovative of contemporary Western dramatists and the leading exponent of the Theatre of the Absurd, with his keen sense of theatre, his sup­reme mastery of craft and profound and gnawing awareness of ontological dilemmas, with a Palestinian playwright s...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): Of all Arab writers whose works of literature I’m acquainted with , Fateh Mudarres , a contemporary Syrian painter and author of short stories , is the one who , in vision , attitude towards , and treatment of , subject , most notably the central role given to physical nature , and attitude to religion , comes closes...
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Preferred Abstract (Original): This study/dissertation is an examination of a new trend in contemporary British theatre (specifically from 1968-1980) and a distilling of the issues central to this new trend , issues that are national and yet can not be more universal. The study also explicates the theory of art that inspires, and, guides , the wri...