Wajahat Ali: The Irony and the Comic in His Play The Domestic Crusaders

العمرو, خالد (2018) Wajahat Ali: The Irony and the Comic in His Play The Domestic Crusaders. Masters thesis, جامعة الشرق الاوسط.

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This study aims at examining irony and comedy in Wajahat Ali's play The Domestic Crusaders (2005).The play is a piece of literary art, it is a hilarious play in which Ali mixes serious discrimination matters with comedy. The play is about a Pakistani family that immigrated to the USA; however, the family faced extreme discrimination by the Americans, especially after 9/11 attacks in New York. Family members who are parents and grandfather represents old generation and still clinging to the old traditions and values and the children who are Americanized and living like Americans but still cherish the Muslims' values and beliefs. Slims' values and beliefs. The entire play consists of dialogues and monologues between family members about discrimination against Muslims but in a very hilarious and clever way. Wajahat Ali is very successful in presenting his hilarious play in which he defends Islam, to the Americans to accept and laugh. Key words: The Irony, The Comedy, The 11 September Attacks, American Muslims, Wajahat Ali, The Domestic Crusaders

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Depositing User: أ. طارق زياد عبد حنونة
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2021 10:23
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 10:23
URI: http://scholar.alaqsa.edu.ps/id/eprint/6020

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