Arabic Prosody and Rhyme

Course Code: ARA 2203

Course Description:

This course aims at equipping the students with the basic of Arabic prosody for the purpose of enabling them to fully study and appreciate Arabic poetry.  The course will focus on the nature of prosody, its development and significance in the study of Arabic language literature.

Course Objective

The course will expose the students to the assessment of different prosody measurements, classification and identification of major prosody symbols.

  1. Prosodic writing
  2. Prosodic syllables, light cause and heavy cause
  3.  Wedges in their different forms, Arabic Poem Tasri’ Metera ( Seas of poetry) 
  4. Crawling  and disorder
  5. Rhymes, rhyme letter, and linking
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