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    The Thousand and One Nights: Unique Tales The Thousand and One Nights and Arabian Nights comes in the Middle Eastern and Western origin. The stories gathered from different cultures in India, China, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey, and Greece. The Thousand and One Nights and Arabian Nights give triumph to fables bring heroes and heroines with moral lesson to life. “King Shahryar and his brother, Shahzaman believe women are treacherous” (Byatt, 1). “This led Sultan with every new wife to be executed by

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    entertainment of kids on these popular stories. One might wonder that where these stories originated and how it came down and made place in the western culture. Although these stories are very popular in both the western culture and the eastern culture but the original literary work is not so popular in common people. Theses stories are some of the stories from the Arabic work "The Thousand and One Nights." The work of "The Thousand and One Nights" represents basically a female that is a strong

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    The Thousand and One Nights

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    When a person becomes trapped in a situation that stems from an individual with greater authority, being manipulative can be a very promising method to escape. The Thousand and One Nights does a very good job of being a good example of someone in this situation that uses stories within a story to capture encapsulate the attention of the reader. Despite the many little stories that go into the text, the main story behind it all is about a king named King Shahrayar and how he goes insane after catching

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    tale inside of a larger story. In the Prologue of The Thousand and One Nights, The King named Shahrayar witnessed his very unfaithful wife by making love with another man. Because of this eventful tragedy, Shahrayar decides to have his wife killed because of her unfaithful acts. The man that killed his wife, named Vizer, once the dead was done by killing his wife, Vizer had a new job which was to find a new women to sleep with each night. Every morning the woman is killed after she sleeps with

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    that can be taught from those who were once wealthy.Throughout One Thousand and One Nights, characters that were once deprived become rich and successful, which caused those characters to become greedy, envied by others, and eventually meet their downfall. Characters who were once unfortunate in One Thousand and One Nights revealed characteristics of greed and hate as they became efficacious. Characters in One Thousand and One Nights became rich because of a strike of luck or hard work. As they

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    Death. One thousand and ninety-five women, dead. When over one thousand women die at the hands of a scorned king, Scheherazade, a woman, is placed before him. Unlike the other women, she was not sent to him against her will, she volunteered (1001 Arabian Nights 19). Any sane person would say she had a death wish. How could a young girl willingly lie with King Shahryar, knowing he lies with a new woman every night...only to kill her in the morning? The answer is simple: fairy tales. Fairy tales, stories

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    The book Chimera by John Barth is not one but three books all taking places in different places and times in Greek mythology. The book is split into three part the Dunyazadiad, the Perseid, and the Bellerophoniad. Just as in the Aeneid the main characters names are in each of the section titles: Dunyazade, Perseus, and Bellerophon. Their stories are literally just simple retellings except told from other points of view to give another point of view as if we are seeing it from the worlds point of

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    Whether drowned, dismembered, burned, beheaded or poisoned, it is prudent to say that sorcerers and sorceresses in the Tales from the Thousand and one Nights almost overwhelmingly meet their demise in some unfortunate way. Their fates reveal the mentality of the times; practitioners of sorcery were viewed as malevolent schemers. These outcasts violated the natural order of things and deserved punishment. The tales are set in an age when “implicit belief in magic is entertained by almost all Muslims”

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    write, every author has one major purpose in their writings, and that purpose is to have a moral. A lesson learned, so the world as the characters know it will be a better place; but how does an author express that moral? The answer is through literary devices. There is no such thing that one author moral in their writing is better than the other authors writing and vice versa when it comes to how they explain it. Everyone writing is unique, but in my opinion, there is only one piece of writing that

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    Husain Haddawy’s The Arabian Nights and Zora Neale Hurston’s Mules and Men - Revealing the Conflicts, Desires and Dreams of the Collector "For the translator, who stands astride two cultures, possesses two different sensibilities, and assumes a double identity" —Husain Haddawy Magic, love, sex, war, gods, spells. These are all common ingredients in the folktales of almost every culture. Many people say that folktales are windows to cultures. That might be so. Often readers do not realize, though

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