Category: Arts – Literary Arts Practices


The Trees That Divide Us: How Visual Language Presents the Theme of Economic Disparity in “Trees”

Trees by Ellis (2016) and illustrated by Howard (2016) reimagines the metaphor of an alien invasion in the form of a comic book series through its unique view of a post-apocalyptic narrative—ten years after they landed, these aliens did nothing, standing on the earth’s surface, like trees. This comic book is an introspection of the


Turning Art Into a Literary Communication Tool

The paper investigates the unity of theatrical and musical arts as supplementary communication tools employed by the literary medium. The literary practice of integrating music and drama into a novel is seen through the prism of intermediality-based processes employed by modernist writers, namely E. M. Forster in his novel Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905).


Photopoetry as You Have Never Read/Seen Before: A Study of ʻAlāʼ ʻAbd al-Hādī’s Shagin [Sympathetici] (2003)

Pairings of poetry and photographs date back to the nineteenth century. However, the name photopoetry, was first used in Photopoems: A Group of Interpretations through Photographs (1936), photographed and compiled by Constance Phillips. Michael Nott (2022) defines photopoetry as “a form of photo-text that takes, for its primary components, poetry and photography” (p. 1). Rather


“Sorry, My Birthday Party Has Been Cancelled.” – Considerations of Puppetry and Conscious Literature Education on Serious Themes of Covid-2019 and Climate Exchange in Early Childhood Education

This presentation will focus on the possibilities of puppetry and conscious literature education (bibliotherapy approach) in early childhood education teacher studies (ECE), and thus later, also among children in kindergartens. Students (200) are in the middle of a process in puppetry and children’s literature. Process is about strong emotions (see Trevarthen 2012, 263), and puppetry


Hemingway and Dos Passos: The 1930s

Herbert Solow’s declaration (of April 1938 ) in “Substitution at Left Tackle: Hemingway for Dos Passos” (Partisan Review 4- April 1938, pp 62-64) refers to the idea that Dos Passos, who had been strongly leftist since 1916, began in the second half of the 1930s after a period of aloofness to move away from that


Creative Identity of Artist and Society That Supports

An individual does art to fulfill one’s desire to actualize oneself because this act is what makes them feel glad to be alive, which is the creative identity essential to artists. However, if one begins to feel inferior comparing oneself with others due to the stress that society gives to oneself and the culture that


Barangay Arimbay’s Indigenous Verbal Lore: An Anthology of Riddles

Barangay Arimbay’s Indigenous Verbal Lore: An Anthology Of Riddles The general objective of the study was to analyze various types of riddles based on the elements of poetry; draw out beliefs, traits, values, cultural practices and traditions reflected in the collected riddles; and, determine from said folklore texts which influences are relatively contemporary and which