Essay On Nabati Poetry

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Nabati poems are a form of poetry from the ancient Arabic poetry that gives a description of the events that occur on daily basis. Using the poetry was more frequent in the Arabian Peninsula where it displayed the unique history and the traditional practices of the locality. Nabati poetry gives a description of the events in the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East countries in the past. The uses of Nabati poetry started in the 6th century as a show of the talents of the natives at a place by the name Nabati, especially in creativity. The second reason is the resulting language that resulted from the interaction of different cultures forming a new language by the name Nabati. Most of the common themes addressed in Nabati literary poetry are Chivalry, pride and exaltation, eulogy, satire, advice and wisdom, society, description, proverbs, narratives, riddles and epic. Poems on chivalry consist of the largest body of work whereby most poets prefer to start their…show more content…
The availability of electronic literature is in the form of online publications, DVD, CD-ROM, and digital video films. Nabati poets have resulted in adopting some of these developments to be able to reach the large audiences. This is evident, as the Nabati poetry owns an online digital blog where the history of the poetry and other poems are uploaded for the audience to view among other publications. Electronic Poetry is significant as it addresses issues of efficiency, networking, and interaction with the web-based communities. The digital is also not limiting, as geographical boundaries are no longer a boundary. It provides options for individuals to search through past publications. It is cheaper and less cumbersome compared to the idea of buying manuscripts and having loads of paper to go through and store (Kurpershoek, 1994, p.
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