Death Anxiety in the Poetry of Tamim bin Obei bin Muqbil
College Of Basic Education Research Journal,
2013, Volume 12, Issue 3, Pages 195-216
AbstractThe pre-Islamic life of hardship and instability lived by man made him lived with an existential anxiety lasting between an extended immense desert, a wide sky and a huge horizon as well as the social reality including invasion, killing, looting, poverty, drought, waterless and floods motivated them to move and travel. In addition to customs and traditions that governed the man and rejected by Islam increased his disturbance and anxiety, especially if the man liked these customs. This is clearly illustrated in the poetry of Ibn Muqbil who lived in two intellectual, social, economic and political various eras. He lived the anxiety of living in these two eras. This is clearly manefested in his poetry which we divided into axes including: death, nature, woman, age, grey hair and youth. Henceforth, he revealed his anxiety and consciousness of man tragedy wandering in the universe.
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