Arabic Language, Literature & Culture

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Story-Narrative Relation: A Narratological Study of Distance in Sūrah YūSuf

    Salman Alade Yunus*, Sekinat Olanike Arimiyau, Muhammed Olatunde Yaqub

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 26 January 2024
    Accepted: 20 February 2024
    Published: 17 April 2024
    Abstract: This study examined narrative distance in Sūrah Yūsuf – surah (chapter) 12th of the Quran, which contains a well told biography of Prophet Yusuf (Biblical Joseph). It analyzed this narrative nonfiction to determine how fully and directly the story information is presented to the reader. The study applied Gerard Genette’s linguistic subcategory of n... Show More