The aesthetic of the poetic lexicon in the novel (The Dead of Baghdad) by Jamal Hussein Ali


  • Rehab Hussei Abd Farhoud University of Kufa College of Education for Girls
  • Assist. prof . Dr. Zainab Ali Kazem Al-Mahnah University of Kufa College of Education for Girls



Poetic lexicon, semantic field theory, war and weapon lexicon, nature lexicon, color lexicon


The cultural mark represented by the poetic lexicon is one of the prominent phenomena in modern critical studies, in which the writer employs lexical expressions in a poetic way to serve his text and open up to it.  To intensify and deepen the significance in the text, and to be an indication of the capacity of the different meanings in their symbolic, suggestive and semantic references, in order to facilitate the text in the spaces of plurality, and this is achieved by the lexical cultural mark, which indicated that the text of (Jamal Hussein Ali) expresses new ideas and the development of others to enhance  For its meanings and contents, the writer is the birth of culture in its various resources, and because the novelist lived at the time of political and social tension in Iraq in its various eras, his verbal lexicon varied and the semantics of words in his text multiplied. 

The poetic lexicon, the theory of semantic fields, the lexicon of war and weapon terms, the lexicon of nature, the lexicon of colors, the lexicon of body expressions.


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How to Cite

Farhoud , Rehab, and Zainab Al-Mahnah. “The Aesthetic of the Poetic Lexicon in the Novel (The Dead of Baghdad) by Jamal Hussein Ali ”. Kufa Journal of Arts, vol. 1, no. 56, June 2023, pp. 11-29, doi:10.36317/kaj/2023/v1.i56.11335.

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